The DGemG-Diploma Course provides the theoretical basics and practical skills which are necessary for the examination and identification of gemstones and their numerous simulants as well as treated gemstones. Practical diamond grading and identification of pearls and other organic substances are also part of this educational program.
The course leads to an internationally recognized qualification, the Diploma in Gemmology of the German Gemmological Association.
The candidates may apply for Fellowship of the German Gemmological Association and, upon election, the right to carry the title F.G.G.. The Fellowship is a highly sought after title of international reputation.
- Coloured stones
Characteristics, occurrences, practical gem testing with gemmological instruments, identification of synthetic stones, imitations and treated stones, evaluation criteria, preparation of gemstone reports
Characteristics, practical grading, identification of synthetic diamonds, imitations and treated stones, preparation of diamond reports
- Pearls/Organic substances
Occurrences, species, qualities, imitations and treatment of pearls, cultured pearls, coral, ivory, amber