The Universe of Gemstones

Plunge at the heart of the earth to discover the origin and the evolution of its treasures: the gemstones. You will learn how to distinguish precious stones and how to manipulate them, following advices from gemology experts, becoming therefore, a shrewd amateur.

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Introduction to gemology

Guided by your professors, with gemstones in your hands, you will take your first steps into the world of minerals.
 
You will better understand their beauty and their characteristics.
 
Duration : 2h
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Price : 100 €

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Discover the gemstones

Learn how to read the gemstones of the world. Let your emotions speak and be won over by an interest in stones. This class is conducted by a gemologist and an instructor.

You will begin an extraordinary voyage plunging deep into the heart of the stones, from their birth to their extraction to their shaping. You will touch and handle these gemstones and understand, while listening to the gemologist, their unbelievable diversity.
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Price : 200 €

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The diamond, a gemological exception

You will: discover this fascinating stone, its unique chemical composition, understand the secrets of color and clarity, as well as the savoir-faire of cut.

You will handle stones and learn to use gemological tools.

Duration : 2 hours

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Price : 100 €

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Recognize the gemstones

Become a knowledgeable connoisseur of gemstones by training your eye and discovering the tools of the gemologist. This class is conducted by a gemologist and an instructor.

You have taken the gemology course “Discover the Gemstones”. Now imagine that you are at one of the world's legendary gemstone markets: Chanthaburi in Thailand, Ratnapura in Sri Lanka or Bogota in Colombia. Your goal: seek out and select your gemstones with confidence! 
 
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Price : 200 €

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The Diamond’s Magic : Symbols & Legends

Learn the story of mythical diamonds that changed the lives of men and women.
You will hear the stories of the most famous diamonds which made their mark on history and contemplate their replicas, discover antique documents, and stunning pictures of legendary gemstones.

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Price : 100 €

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Fascinating Diamond 1: History and Legends

Two courses dedicated to the diamond to give a panoramic view of the state of knowledge about the « Stone of Stones ». This class is conducted by a gemologist and an art historian.

Travel from continent to continent and mine to mine to discover the diamonds of the world and understand where and how men found and brought out these gemstones. You will hear the stories of the most famous diamonds which made their mark on history and contemplate their replicas, discover antique documents, and stunning pictures of legendary gemstones.
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Price : 200 €

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Fascinating Diamond 2: Science and Gemology

Two courses which offer you a panoramic view of the up-to-date state of knowledge about the « Stone of Stones » : the diamond. This class is conducted by a gemologist and an instructor.
Be initiated into the latest advances in chemistry, geology, physics…and follow the evolution of technologies which give us insight into why the diamond so invincible and so fascinating. You will discover the secrets of this gemstone: its chemical composition, totally improbable birth, unequalled hardness. The mystery of its brilliance and its fire... You will handle stones, use gemologist’s tools, look at exclusive documents.

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Price : 200 €

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