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IGT's modular short courses provide the skills for the modern professional field gemologist. We cover topics such as grading colored gem rough, cutting and recutting in order to maximize value, as well as mastering the trade secrets of the colored gemstones market.

Our Gem Trading Fundamentals program will provide you with a complete set of tools to work in the international gemstone trade and our corporate trainings can be customized to suit the needs of your company.

Colored Gem Rough Analysis

Through practical exercises and the use of field gemological tools, this immersive course is designed to give you a deep insight into the trading of colored gem rough.

1950 USD

March 2 ‐ March 6

Full Time

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CAD Jewelry Design & Creation

Learn the fundamentals of Jewelry CAD design using Matrix Gold. In 10 days you will learn how to create all types of jewelry and prepare CAD files for production.

2250 USD

April 20 ‐ May 1

Full Time

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Cutting & Recutting for Gem Business

The Cutting & Recutting for Gem Business course focuses on widening your understanding of the art of cutting and recutting colored gemstones.

2450 USD

March 16 ‐ March 27

Full Time

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Introduction to Cutting Workshop

The Introduction to Cutting Workshop allows you to sample the art of gemcutting in an easy, step by step way. Over the course of one day, you will learn to cut and polish a natural gemstone which you will be able to take home.

250 USD

Corporate Training

IGT offers specialized courses for brands and companies in the gemstone and jewelry industry. As the gemstone trade grows and changes, it’s imperative to stay up to date with new mining developments, new treatments, and more advanced business practices.

With over 30 years of direct experience with gemstone cutting, heat treatments, and sales, IGT offers an insider understanding into the inner workings of the gem trade. We can design a Corporate Training program to fit the exact needs of your company, covering a wide range of topics and adapted to your schedule.

Gem Trading Fundamentals Program

Our signature program gives you the technical skills and advanced knowledge to take your understanding of the gem trade to the next level. We offer courses and expertise that you can’t find anywhere else, providing a world class education in the heart of the world’s gem trade.

The Gem Trading Fundamentals program consists of three modules that can be taken together or separately: Colored Gem Rough Grading and Analysis, Precision Cutting and Recutting for Gem Business, and Gem Entrepreneurship Essentials.

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