GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will offer its internationally recognised Jewelry Design (JD) Certificate in Mumbai beginning December 01 and Graduate Diamonds (GD) Diploma program in Mumbai. The JD course is an extensive nine-week that helps students understand jewellery design concepts and acquire a working knowledge of jewellery artistry. GD is a seven week programme commences on December 22.
The extensive nine-week JDcourse helps students understand jewellery design concepts and acquire a working knowledge of jewellery artistry. Taught by experienced instructors, students learn the art of conceptualizing and rendering jewellery designs by combining technical and practical skills.
The GD programme combines theory and hands-on practical learning to teach students the GIA-created 4Cs (Colour, Cut, Clarity and Carat weight) of diamond quality and how to grade diamonds in the D-Z colour range. Students will learn how to use gemmological instruments to grade and identify diamonds; how to detect synthetics, treatments, simulants and fracture-filled diamonds; and how to confidently speak the language of diamonds to suppliers, vendors and customers.