Why This Seminar?

GIA’s live online Jewelry Forensics seminar covers topics invaluable to anyone who deals with assessing the quality of fine jewelry including appraisers, retail staff, pawnbrokers and intake specialists, as well as designers and bench jewelers. Participants will learn through lecture by GIA gem and jewelry experts, illustrations, images and video and live demonstrations that let you see exactly what our experts see as they examine jewelry under a microscope. Attendees can interact with the instructor during the seminar, and will receive a digital jewelry forensics guidebook and other useful reference material.

Close Up Bracelet
During the seminar you'll be able to view exactly what our experts see as they examine jewelry under a microscope and explain important features affecting the quality of each piece.

How Does it Work?

The online seminar consists of multiple sessions over two days.

Day 1

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Pacific Time) with breaks between sessions

Topics include

  • Introduction to Jewelry Forensics

  • Precious Metals

  • Manufacturing Processes

  • Open Discussion and Live Demos

Day 2

8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Pacific Time) with breaks between sessions

Topics include

  • Setting Styles

  • Bench Jeweler Techniques

  • Quality Assurance Benchmarks

  • Case Studies, Live Demos, and Open Discussion

Topic of Interest
Jewelry
Ways to Learn
Live Online | 2 Days
Cost
$995 (GIA Alumni receive a 10% discount)
Suggested for
Jewelers, Appraisers, Bench Jewelers, Jewelry Designers, Jewelry Enthusiasts
How to Register
Click on the Register Now button and create an account on the GIA Alumni Collective Community