2021 Continuing Education Modules

Complete all eight modules by December 31, 2021 in order to receive your Continuing Education Recognition Program participation acknowledgment.

Assignment 1 Release Date: 2/1/2021

Natural Blue Diamond

Natural blue diamonds are among the most valuable and famous of fancy color diamonds. From the Hope diamond with its fiery phosphorescence to hydrogen-rich diamonds with their intriguing Alexandrite effect, blue diamonds have always captured our imagination. Dr. Sally Magaña, GIA Sr. Manager of Diamond Identification, explores the science of blue diamonds.

This is the first assignment in the 2021 Continuing Education Recognition Program. You will have continuous access to the entire course -- including the assignments, the GIA eLearning courses, and the multimedia archive -- until the end of the calendar year. Be sure to complete all eight assignments by December 31, 2021 in order to receive your Continuing Education Recognition Program certificate.