Enter the World of Gemology with GIG Virtually!

GIG is excited to announce that it will be launching a series of Webinars, starting from the 31st of May 2020 onwards. The Webinars will cover a range of interesting topics about modern gemology and will be delivered every Sunday. The GIG e-Academy Webinars are a series of talks that engage participants in various issues concerning gemology today.

The Webinars are free and open to the public. Registration in advance is required to attend.

Industry experts, gem enthusiasts and those wanting to know more about gemstones and jewellery are all welcome to join the rare opportunity of learning from some of the best gem experts in the world.

Join the first two:


Discover the secrets behind the beauty and magic of the world’s most important green gem, Emerald. Learn what makes it valuable, its lengthy history, its sources and the human intervention to its elegance. Discover interesting curiosities about emeralds and dive in the kingdom of the greenest green!

Sunday 31st of May 2020
11.00 am (GST)
In English
Main Speaker: Eva Kountouraki

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Being aware of a gemstone’s origin is getting increasingly important. Together with other issues such as nature, enhancements and imitations, the origin of a gemstone can greatly affect its value and market price. Learn more about this interesting and highly contemporary subject in our Webinar

Sunday 7th of June 2020
11.00 am (GST)
In Arabic
Main Speaker: Muna Al Bulushi

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Sapphire Work-Flow

Sapphire Work-Flow Sapphire is a variety of the corundum mineral species, and it is the most highly valued blue colored gemstone in the trade. It

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Ruby Work-Flow

Ruby Work-Flow The red gem par excellence, considered a symbol of love, strength and vital energy. One of the most popular and marketed gems and

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Emerald Work-Flow

Emerald Work-Flow Emerald: a gem that became a reference color all over the world, who doesn’t know the lively and bright ‘emerald green’? From the

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