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.
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.
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.
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.