The Diamond: A Gemological Exception (NEW)
Discover why the Diamond is so unique
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The only gemstone composed of one single chemical element, Diamond hides so many mysteries: the miracle of its birth, its totally improbable meeting up with human beings, and the five characteristics with determining its supreme hardness.
During this course
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.
This class is conducted by a gemology expert.
Good to know
The knowledge and experiments done in this course is also covered in the 4-hour course, “Fascinating Diamonds 2: Science and Gemology”. If you would like to discover and understand further into the world of diamonds, please take part in the course.
To go further
- Participate in the course “The Diamond’s Magic: Symbols & Legends”, to discover more myths and legends surrounding diamonds.
- Take part in the course: "Recognize the Gemstones", to continue your exploration of gemology and to identify precious stones.