LEARN TO EVALUATE THE QUALITY OF FINE JEWELLERY USING GIA’S STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS
GIA’s live online Jewellery Forensics seminar covers topics invaluable to anyone who deals with assessing the quality of fine jewellery including appraisers, retail staff, pawnbrokers and intake specialists, as well as designers and bench jewellers. Participants will learn through lecture by GIA gem and jewellery experts, illustrations, images, and video and live demonstrations that will allow you to see exactly what our experts see as they examine jewellery under a microscope. Attendees can interact with the instructor during the seminar, and will receive a digital jewellery forensics guidebook and other useful reference material.
The number of attendees will be limited to ensure the best experience for attendees and instructors.
Each online seminar consists of six sessions over two days.
Day 1: 8 am ~ 4 pm (Pacific Time) consisting of three 1.5 hour sessions with breaks between sessions
- Introduction to Jewellery Forensics: Precious Metals Testing and Hallmarking
- Manufacturing Processes: CAD/CAM, Milling and Lost Wax Casting
- Manufacturing Processes: Hand Fabrication, Die Striking, Machining and Electroforming
Day 2: 8 am ~ 4 pm (Pacific Time) consisting of three 1.5 hour sessions with breaks between sessions
Setting Styles and Enamelling
Quality Assurance Benchmarks
Handling Jewellery and Case Studies
- 20-21 January 2021 (limited places available); Instructors: Carson Lee and Kate Waterman
- 15-16 March 2021 (limited places available); Instructors: Carson Lee and Kate Waterman
This live seminar will be delivered through an online learning platform. You will be provided with information about how to access the platform after your registration is confirmed.
$995 USD (GIA Alumni receive a 10% discount)
Please complete the online registration form.
GIA’s continuing education offerings are considered avocational or recreational in nature and are not intended to prepare individuals for entry-level employment. They are non-credit bearing and do not lead to a GIA academic qualification. They are not eligible for state or federal student financial aid programmes and do not fall under the approval of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) or the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC).
Thank you for your interest in the GIA Jewellery Forensics Seminar. A seminar representative will contact you within two business days.
Dates and course content are subject to change.