The Gem Identification #2 workshop is held over five days and will cover the following 'compulsory' gemstones based on colour and transparency. Study stones will include both faceted and cabochon cut gemstones.
|Blue||Violet & Purple||Brown||Black||Unusual & Phenomenal|
|Sapphire||Sapphire||Tourmaline||Natural Diamond||Star Sapphire|
|Spinel||Spinel||Smoky Quartz||Hematite||Star Ruby|
|Tanzanite||Tanzanite||Hessonite Garnet||Cubic Zirconia||Star Almandite Garnet|
|Tourmaline||Amethyst Quartz||Chrysoberyl||Marcasite||Bi-Colour Tourmaline|
|Topaz||Scapolite||Jet||Cat’s Eye Chrysoberyl|
|Zircon||Lab-created Quartz||Chalcedony||Cat’s-Eye Quartz|
|Lab-created Spinel||Sugilite||Coral||Black Opal|
|Stained Howlite||Hardstone Cameo|
Depending on where this class is held, students will also have access to a wide variety of 'optional' gemstones including:
Benitoite, Taafeite, Kyanite, Idocrase, Euclase, Smithsonite, Quartz, Lab-created Forsterite, Jasper, Gilson Lapis Lazuli, Gilson Turquoise, Odontolite, Serpentine, Chrysocolla.
Grape Garnet, Taafeite, Rhodolite Garnet.
Idocrase, Ekanite, Sinhalite, Kornerupine, Petrified Wood.
Pyrite, Sapphire, Spinel, Tourmaline, Bakelite, Dyed Jasper, Obsidian.
Star Diopside, Lab-created Cat’s Eye Chrysoberyl, Cat’s Eye Tourmaline, Hawk’s Eye Quartz, Tiger’s-Eye Quartz, Bi-Colour Tanzanite, Watermelon Tourmaline, Usambara Tourmaline, Trapiche Emerald, Bloodstone, Tortoiseshell, Lava Cameo, Ammolite, Fire Agate, Larimar, Malachite.
Classes run from 11.00am to 2.00pm and 3.30pm to 6.30pm with scheduled coffee/tea breaks of 15 minutes.
All equipment will be provided by the 'Host' Academy.
Cost: 500 Euros (including VAT)
May 14th to 18th, 2018
This workshop will be offered at the World Gem Foundation Teaching Centre in Mallorca, Spain.
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