Intensive Accredited Gemologist Diploma (I-AG-E)
  • Emphasizing the practical gem identification and synthetic/treatment detection skills required to become a proficient gemologist in today's industry, as well as providing a solid grounding in the commercial aspects of grading and valuation.

Intensive Diamond Grading and Pricing (I-E103-DG)
  • Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, this course unit provides students with the skills required to judge the “Four C’s” of diamond grading.

Ruby Sapphire Emerald Identification and Grading (I-RSEIG)
  • To give students maximum exposure to the mainstream synthetic ruby sapphires emerald as well as their natural counterparts and the mechanics and practice of ruby sapphire emerald grading pricing available.

Ruby Sapphire Grading Pricing Treatments & Synthetics (S-RSGT)
  • To give students maximum exposure to the mainstream synthetic ruby sapphires as well as their natural counterparts and the mechanics and practice of ruby sapphire grading pricing available.

 
Accredited Gemologist Diploma (A.G.)
  • Emphasizing the practical gem identification and synthetic/treatment detection skills required to become a proficient gemologist in today's industry, as well as providing a solid grounding in the commercial aspects of grading and valuation.

Gem Identification (E102)
  • This intensive course covers over three hundred well-known and less commonly encountered gemstones, and is aimed at providing students with the skills they need to make quick and reliable gem identifications.

Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification (E301)
  • With a collection of over a thousand rough and cut stones, this course offers students a rare opportunity to examine all the major synthetic and treated gem varieties found within the marketplace.

Colored Stone Grading and Pricing (E201)
  • This course provides students with a grounding in the assessment of color, clarity and cut for a large number of colored gemstones, emphasizing how such factors affect their values in an ever-changing marketplace.

 
Diamond Grading and Pricing (E103)
  • Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, this course unit provides students with the skills required to judge the “Four C’s” of diamond grading.

Introduction to Gems and Gemology (E101)
  • A basic introduction to the major sources, physical properties and market values of some of the most well-known gem varieties, providing students with the opportunity to get valuable hands-on experience.

5-Day Diamond Grading and Pricing (E105)
  • Intensive five-day training course, covering the fundamentals of diamond identification, as well as the grading and valuation procedures commonly applied to both colorless and colored stones.

Basic Diamond Grading and Pricing (EWS03)
  • This 2-day course allows students to apply the “4 c’s” of diamond grading and learn how these factors effect a stone’s value. Students will also receive a grounding in the detection of enhanced and synthetic stones.

 
Basic Ruby & Sapphire Grading and Pricing (EWS04)
  • Designed with a view to introducing students to ruby and sapphire grading, this course provides access to approximately fifty corundum samples with a wide range of source localities, internal features and qualities.

Basic Ruby & Sapphire Treatments Identification (EWS05)
  • This course teaches the student about the basics of how to identify treated from untreated stones. You will also learn about the different treatments performed on Rubies and Sapphires.

Pearl Course (EWS06)
  • Not only will this course allow students to differentiate between freshwater, South Sea and cultured pearls, but the class also provides important tips for maintaining these often fragile and vulnerable organic gems.

Jade Course (EWS08)
  • AIGS has hundreds of jade samples from which students can learn how to identify jade from its many simulants, as well as how to grade such pieces.

 
Gemologist Refresher Course (I-AR-E)
  • - The course will focus more on synthetic and treatments identification, marketing, pricing for both colored stones and diamond. - The course can be flexible according to each individual and group requirement on specific stones.

Jewelry Design (E501)
  • Training in design fundamentals, expressed through the media of sketching and watercolor-based painting, for the design of rings, earrings, pendants etc

Countertop Sketching (E503)
  • This ten-day course provides a basic foundation in fast, pencil-based sketching skills and is aimed at beginners and seasoned professionals alike.

How To Buy Ruby and Sapphire (S-HBG-E)
  • Basic Gemstone Identification and Quality Grading Factors of Ruby and Sapphire

 
My Wish List Gem Course (S-TM)
  • Write a brief description of a course you would like to see offered at AIGS for your Wish List gem course.

Accredited Gemologist Diploma Online (A.G. E01)
  • Online study will enable students to study anytime, anywhere, 24 hours a day wherever they are.

Gem Identification online (AE102)
  • This intensive course covers over three hundred well-known and less commonly encountered gemstones, and is aimed at providing students with the skills they need to make quick and reliable gem identifications

Diamond Grading and Pricing online (AE103)
  • Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, this course unit provides students with the skills required to judge the “Four C’s” of diamond grading.

 
Colored Stone Grading and Pricing online (AE201)
  • This course provides students with a grounding in the assessment of color, clarity and cut for a large number of colored gemstones, emphasizing how such factors affect their values in an ever-changing marketplace.

Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification online (AE301)
  • With a collection of over a thousand rough and cut stones, this course offers students a rare opportunity to examine all the major synthetic and treated gem varieties found within the marketplace.

 
Intensive Accredited Gemologist Diploma (I-AG-E)
  • Emphasizing the practical gem identification and synthetic/treatment detection skills required to become a proficient gemologist in today's industry, as well as providing a solid grounding in the commercial aspects of grading and valuation.

Intensive Diamond Grading and Pricing (I-E103-DG)
  • Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, this course unit provides students with the skills required to judge the “Four C’s” of diamond grading.

Ruby Sapphire Emerald Identification and Grading (I-RSEIG)
  • To give students maximum exposure to the mainstream synthetic ruby sapphires emerald as well as their natural counterparts and the mechanics and practice of ruby sapphire emerald grading pricing available.

Ruby Sapphire Grading Pricing Treatments & Synthetics (S-RSGT)
  • To give students maximum exposure to the mainstream synthetic ruby sapphires as well as their natural counterparts and the mechanics and practice of ruby sapphire grading pricing available.

 
Accredited Gemologist Diploma (A.G.)
  • Emphasizing the practical gem identification and synthetic/treatment detection skills required to become a proficient gemologist in today's industry, as well as providing a solid grounding in the commercial aspects of grading and valuation.

Gem Identification (E102)
  • This intensive course covers over three hundred well-known and less commonly encountered gemstones, and is aimed at providing students with the skills they need to make quick and reliable gem identifications.

Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification (E301)
  • With a collection of over a thousand rough and cut stones, this course offers students a rare opportunity to examine all the major synthetic and treated gem varieties found within the marketplace.

Colored Stone Grading and Pricing (E201)
  • This course provides students with a grounding in the assessment of color, clarity and cut for a large number of colored gemstones, emphasizing how such factors affect their values in an ever-changing marketplace.

 
Diamond Grading and Pricing (E103)
  • Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, this course unit provides students with the skills required to judge the “Four C’s” of diamond grading.

Introduction to Gems and Gemology (E101)
  • A basic introduction to the major sources, physical properties and market values of some of the most well-known gem varieties, providing students with the opportunity to get valuable hands-on experience.

My Wish List Gem Course (S-TM)
  • Write a brief description of a course you would like to see offered at AIGS for your Wish List gem course.

 
Jewelry Design (E501)
  • Training in design fundamentals, expressed through the media of sketching and watercolor-based painting, for the design of rings, earrings, pendants etc

Countertop Sketching (E503)
  • This ten-day course provides a basic foundation in fast, pencil-based sketching skills and is aimed at beginners and seasoned professionals alike.

 
5-Day Diamond Grading and Pricing (E105)
  • Intensive five-day training course, covering the fundamentals of diamond identification, as well as the grading and valuation procedures commonly applied to both colorless and colored stones.

Basic Diamond Grading and Pricing (EWS03)
  • This 2-day course allows students to apply the “4 c’s” of diamond grading and learn how these factors effect a stone’s value. Students will also receive a grounding in the detection of enhanced and synthetic stones.

Basic Ruby & Sapphire Grading and Pricing (EWS04)
  • Designed with a view to introducing students to ruby and sapphire grading, this course provides access to approximately fifty corundum samples with a wide range of source localities, internal features and qualities.

Basic Ruby & Sapphire Treatments Identification (EWS05)
  • This course teaches the student about the basics of how to identify treated from untreated stones. You will also learn about the different treatments performed on Rubies and Sapphires.

 
Pearl Course (EWS06)
  • Not only will this course allow students to differentiate between freshwater, South Sea and cultured pearls, but the class also provides important tips for maintaining these often fragile and vulnerable organic gems.

Jade Course (EWS08)
  • AIGS has hundreds of jade samples from which students can learn how to identify jade from its many simulants, as well as how to grade such pieces.

Gemologist Refresher Course (I-AR-E)
  • - The course will focus more on synthetic and treatments identification, marketing, pricing for both colored stones and diamond. - The course can be flexible according to each individual and group requirement on specific stones.

How To Buy Ruby and Sapphire (S-HBG-E)
  • Basic Gemstone Identification and Quality Grading Factors of Ruby and Sapphire

 
Accredited Gemologist Diploma Online (A.G. E01)
  • Online study will enable students to study anytime, anywhere, 24 hours a day wherever they are.

Gem Identification online (AE102)
  • This intensive course covers over three hundred well-known and less commonly encountered gemstones, and is aimed at providing students with the skills they need to make quick and reliable gem identifications

Diamond Grading and Pricing online (AE103)
  • Offering access to hundreds of diamonds in a wide variety of grades, sizes, cuts and levels of clarity, this course unit provides students with the skills required to judge the “Four C’s” of diamond grading.

Colored Stone Grading and Pricing online (AE201)
  • This course provides students with a grounding in the assessment of color, clarity and cut for a large number of colored gemstones, emphasizing how such factors affect their values in an ever-changing marketplace.

 
Synthetic and Treated Gem Identification online (AE301)
  • With a collection of over a thousand rough and cut stones, this course offers students a rare opportunity to examine all the major synthetic and treated gem varieties found within the marketplace.

 
 

AIGS Instructors

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AIGS Volunteer Program

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Accommodation in Bangkok

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Visas to Thailand

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Latest News

25 Oct
AIGS-Trader course: Shanghai, China read more

10 Sep
The Emperor's Stone: Jade Course Available 27th September 2018 read more

10 Sep
Pearl Course: Next available course will be on the 14th September 2018 read more

28 Aug
AIGS Introduction to Gems & Gemology: Limited Seats, Apply now read more

28 Aug
AIGS Introduction to Gems & Gemology: Limited Seats, Apply now read more

28 Aug
Countertop Sketching class: Apply now and let your imaginations free! read more

15 Aug
AIGS School will be exhibiting at Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair: SEPTEMBER 14 - 18 • 9 • 2018 | Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre read more

30 Apr
AIGS staff is ready to welcome you in our newly-renovated reception area.: AIGS is under renovation. read more

26 Feb
Accredited Gemologist Program with AIGS!: Change your life with an education in Gemology! read more

30 Apr
Get Your Books at AIGS !: Books for Sale. read more

10 Jan
Be An Early Bird!: Colored Diamond Grading course read more

8 Feb
2018 A.G. Program: Enroll & Pay 4 Months in advance to get a FREE field trip to Sri Lanka read more


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