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Gemology Diploma

All the factors that affect a diamond’s appearance and properties are explored by the Elearn college Gemology Diploma. The 4C’s (carat, cut, clarity and colour), grading of diamonds, how to discern an original from an imitation and the treatment of diamonds are all covered by the Gemology Diploma. You will learn how creative problem-solving skills can be utilised as well as how to record and present data in an accurate manner. The Gemology Diploma teaches you how to handle commercially important gems like diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires in a careful manner as well as analyse synthetic and imitation gem materials. You will learn how to use the basic tools used in Gemology, how crystals are formed and also how to fashion gems and use them in making jewellery. The identifying features of gems that are commercially important and the value of the gems and their durability are also covered by the course. Along with giving a detailed introduction to the world of Gemology, the course will give guidance about important factors like the identification of different stones and understanding their properties so that you can confidently use them when purchasing gems or when using gems to do work of your own. As Gemology is a vast subject, one can spend years studying the subject, but this Gemology Diploma Course will help jewellers and buyers learn the basics about working with gemstones and make it easier for them to pick the right ones. From the scientific characteristics of Gemology to the practical aspect of identifying gems and their properties, the course will give a well-grounded summary of most of the important topics that are related to gems and Gemology. You will learn about some main Gemologist tools and how to use them as well as the main varieties of gemstones and the different gem colours used when making jewellery. Easy methods to identify Gemstones with the help of pocket instruments will also be covered. Your eye will be trained to recognise gemstones and their unique characteristics and also learn tips that will help to distinguish synthetics and treatments. On completion of the course, you would become capable enough to identify and appreciate the extensive range of gem types and colours.

What you will learn

1: Introduction to Gemology
2: Chemistry of Gems
3: Physical Properties of Gems
4: Gem Testing
5: Precious Metals
6: Gem Creation
7: Gemstone Index A – L
8: Gemstone Index M – R
9: Gemstone Index S – Z

5 reviews for Gemology

  1. sugarpuffpineapple
    4 out of 5

    useful course for beginners, completed in an afternoon. Emerald is not spelled with an a in place of the e.
    otherwise a useful little beginners guide to gemstones and the science behind them.

  2. Chee Lim
    5 out of 5

    A nice and informative course any gemstone lover! Beside fundamental knowledge in Gemology, learners could gain additional knowledge via the numerous references given in the course. Strongly recommend to anyone who wish to learn Gemology, many thanks to elearn college 🙂

  3. Mohamed Aly Marecar MARECAR
    5 out of 5

    Excellent….Main Topic are covered,
    Thanks to all Teams…

  4. Charlotte Bell
    4 out of 5

    full of information, great course to use as a stepping stone to study more indepth at uni. definitely recommend for beginners and enthusiasts of gemstones.

  5. Amanda swindells
    5 out of 5

    course was just what i was looking for. clear questions and clearly set out.
    highly recommend course to anyone.

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Course Outcomes

After completing the course, you will receive a diploma certificate and an academic transcript from Elearn college.


Each unit concludes with a multiple-choice examination. This exercise will help you recall the major aspects covered in the unit and help you ensure that you have not missed anything important in the unit. The results are readily available, which will help you see your mistakes and look at the topic once again. If the result is satisfactory, it is a green light for you to proceed to the next chapter.


Elearn College is a registered Ed-tech company under the UK Register of Learning( Ref No:10062668). After completing a course, you will be able to download the certificate and the transcript of the course from the website. For the learners who require a hard copy of the certificate and transcript, we will post it for them for an additional charge.

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