Gemological Education

IGI’s School of Gemology is the ultimate source for discovering the breathtaking world of diamonds, gemstones and jewelry.

With education comes knowledge, as well as the confidence necessary to buy, sell and appraise jewelry. Each year, thousands of professionals and consumers enroll in the courses offered by IGI’s School of Gemology. Whether you want to become a more confident buyer, a diamond grader, jewelry designer, sales professional or Graduate Gemologist, IGI's worldwide schools offer an unrivaled range of coursework, spanning everything from rough diamond grading to gemstones, pearls, modern treatments and computer-assisted jewelry design. You can enroll at IGI's dynamic School of Gemology to build your career today.

The popular courses are those leading to the Graduate Gemologist (IGI, G.G.) Diploma, as this is one of the most widely recognized and accepted qualifications in the industry. IGI also offers sales programs and seminars to companies that wish to offer their sales staff enhanced gemological knowledge so necessary for their sales presentation.

IGI courses are usually short—although some can be up to three months long—in order to focus on a practical, hands-on approach. Each interactive and hands-on class is designed to provide the knowledge and expertise required for your IGI Diploma, without requiring an extended leave-of-absence from your professional commitments. See our course schedule to enroll in order to expand your knowledge and improve your professional standing.

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