GIG e-Academy

GIG is excited to announce that it will be launching its e-Academy learning sessions, composed of a series of Webinars and Seminars, starting from the 31st of May 2020 onwards. The learning sessions will cover a range of interesting topics about modern gemology, various gemstones as well as the latest techniques to identify gem materials, synthetics and treatments, among others.

Webinars are a series of talks that engage participants in various issues concerning gemology today.
All GIG e-Academy Webinars are free and open to the public, and will be delivered every Sunday.
Registration in advance is preferable.

Seminars are a series of frontal lessons that engage participants in various issues concerning gemology today. GIG e-Academy Seminars are open to the public, and will be delivered every Wednesday. A fee might be required to attend the Seminars.
Registration in advance is mandatory.

Industry professionals, 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:

 

THE EVER-FASCINATING EMERALD

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

– Register Here  

 

COLORED STONES, HOW ORIGIN IMPACTS ON THE PRICE

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

– Register Here