gemology

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gemology

[je′mäl·ə·jē]
(mineralogy)
The science concerned with the identification, grading, evaluation, fashioning, and other aspects of gemstones.
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The AIGS is among Southeast Asia 's first educational facilities devoted exclusively to the study of gemmology.
Zwaan is currently working on a research-project on gemmology, geology and origin of the emerald deposits at Sandawana, Zimbabwe, and at the Kafubu area, Zambia.
Participants can expect to see a variety of technical applications in action ranging from lasers to 3D printing as well as other aspects of expertise, like horology and gemmology, where science and technology are also applied extensively.
The government is also training locals of gem bearing areasa[euro]s including Khyber Pakhtunkhwaa[euro]s Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistana[euro]s in gemmology and gemstone mining on scientific lines.
Dunnell began specializing in gemmology after arriving at the Museum, where a colleague noticed she had the eye for it.
Three HND students won the top three prizes in the Scottish Gemmology Association annual competition and three HNC and NQ students will be representing the college in the upcoming World Skills events in June.
He said that GGIP was the only educational and research institute in the country that was providing training in Gemmology and Gemstones cutting and polishing.
There are HND courses in gemmology, jewellery and silversmithing which last two years and cover engraving.
In 1995 Michele was awarded a Diploma in Gemmology, becoming a Fellow of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain.
Mr Francis, who studied gemmology in Birmingham with his partner Alan Gaye, said: "Valentine's Day is the ideal opportunity to show your love for that very special person in your life.
Castoro's industry education credits include Fellow Member of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain, London; Graduate Gemologist, Gemological Institute of America, New York; and Advanced Scientific Gemmology Certificate, Basel, Switzerland.
He said the institute was set up with the objective of tapping the potential of gemstone deposits by imparting technical education about gemmology to the youth of the country.