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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Moses, "Identification of HPHT-treated yellow to green diamonds," Gems & Gemology, vol.
Why did you pursue gemology? I graduated with a degree in commerce, but I wanted to take up something more creative.
The Pakistani government has set up a Gems and Gemological Institute in Peshawar, where students are trained in three groups, gemology, faceting and carving.
To assist visitors with making informed buying choices, the world's foremost authority on gemology the GIA (Gemmological Institute of America) will be offering visitors complimentary seminars on gems and jewellery.
His other services include gemology, palmistry, forehead reading etc.
This color-illustrated jewelry book is for students and practitioners in gemology and others who love jewelry and precious stones.
Muhammad Ashraf (S.I.) said this while addressing the inaugural ceremony of a one-day training workshop titled "Gemology and Modern techniques of lapidary and celebration of International Earth Day" at Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), Islamabad.
Very highly recommended for personal, professions, community, and academic library collections, "Exotic Gems: How to Identify, Evaluate & Select Jade & Abalone Pearls" is an ideal reference for jewelers, sales associates, appraisers, gem collectors, gemology students, designers, gem dealers and consumers.
Despite the importance of the industry, which employs around 5,000 people in Lebanon, Mouchantaf lamented the lack of a gemology course at any university in the country.
A certification and chart from the International Gemology Institute used by Malabar Gold & Diamonds.
A basic course in gemology or jewellery designing can fetch you a salary in the range of `10,000 to `18,000 a month.
Holmes went on to study gemology and jewelry arts at the Gemological Institute of America in Santa Monica, Calif., after graduating from Brigham Young University.