Our training courses will equip you to apply the skills learned through diamond grading, sorting, evaluation, and pricing of diamond Gemstones and rough diamonds. Call / Whatsapp +27739990999 or BOOK NOW

Diamond Origin Video

Catalog of training courses available:

  • ONLINE Rough Diamond Grading and Evaluation – 11500.00 ZAR /1200.00 USD ( 24/7 Support)
  • Rough Diamond Grading and Evaluation (Pretoria & Cape Town (5 Day) 11500.00 ZAR / 1200.00 USD
  • Diamond Cutting and Polishing ( Pretoria & Cape Town) (3-6 Month) 52000.00 ZAR / 3500.00 USD
  • Entrepreneurial Diamond Program (Pretoria) (6 Weeks) 32500.00 ZAR / 2850 USD
  • Diamond and Gold Course (Bedfordview) (2 Day) 9500.00 ZAR / 950 USD
  • Gold and Precious Metals, Pretoria (2 Day) 9500 ZAR / 950 USD
  • Gemstone Identification including lapidary (Cutting) (4 weeks) ( Cape Town Only) 9800 ZAR /980 USD

Course Outline;

  • The diamond loupe and the correct uses;
  • Gem,  near gem and industrial diamond;
  • Different quality shapes color sizing and sieving
  • Great precision of what is SAWABLE, MAKEABLES, MACCLES, CLEAVAGE, REJECTIONS, FLATS and BOART with its qualities and colors
  • How to use the Rapaport Diamond Price List. And the international Rapaport diamond price structure
  • How to look for and identify the grain in a sawed (four-point) diamond
  • How to look for and identify the crystal symmetry, axis, plane, form, and habit of diamond crystals
  • Moissanite identification
  • The study of impurity centers in rough diamond crystals, their cause, and effect
  • How to select diamonds for fancy shapes, determining their ultimate form when in the rough
  • How to determine color in diamonds, both natural and artificial, and its effect on buying and selling
  • How to select rough diamonds for purity, color, size, shape, and unusual qualities
  • How to determine whether a whole rough diamond is to be cleaved, sawed or remain whole
  • The process used in cutting and shaping elliptical diamonds such as ovals, marquises pear-shaped diamonds, etc
  • Classification of rough gems and industrial diamonds
  • How to use the Rapaport Diamond Price List and the international diamond price structure
  • Moissanite identification
  • How to read your GIA Laboratory Reports “Gemological Institute of America” regarded throughout the gem and jewelry industry worldwide as the hallmark of integrity, reliability, and consistency in gemological services and research.
  • How to determine table, crown angle, pavilion and depth
  • Diamond grading physical and optical properties: how to clarity grade, and how to plot clarity characteristics

Application Form: http://diamondeducation.co.za/admissions/