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GIA Online Education is comprised of Online Courses and Lab Classes. Online courses offer a flexible, self-paced way for you to learn, and complete your assignments and final exams. Lab Classes provide essential hands-on experience by grading and identifying gemstones alongside an instructor.

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Online Courses

Colored Stone Essentials

Colored Stone Essentials

This course provides basic, essential knowledge of colored stones, with an in-depth focus on the “Big Three” of the gemstone world: ruby, sapphire, and emerald.

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Colored Stones

Colored Stones

The next step after Colored Stone Essentials, this course provides in-depth knowledge about the multitude of colored stones in today’s market.

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Diamond Essentials

Diamond Essentials

This course will teach you how to describe diamond jewelry accurately for effective and ethical sales conversations with customers.

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Diamonds & Diamond Grading

Diamonds & Diamond Grading

This course will help you gain the important skills needed to judge and grade the color, clarity, and cut of diamonds.

Interest-free payment option available.

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Gem Identification

Gem Identification

Learn to identify more than 60 species of gemstones, distinguish natural gems from synthetics, and detect gem treatments. Develop your skills by practicing testing procedures and techniques on sets of practice stones. Study the latest gem treatments in the market today and how illumination techniques can facilitate the identification process.

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Jewelry Essentials

Jewelry Essentials

This eLearning course examines jewelry's major features and how they combine to give jewelry its unique value.

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Pearls

Pearls

This course examines popular techniques for selling pearls at the retail level and helps you gain the knowledge you need to buy inventory, build confidence, and increase profits.

Interest-free payment option available.

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Lab Classes

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