Sunday, November 3, 2013
Introducing - GUBELIN ACADEMY! ...first courses offered in Hong Kong this Fall
Gubelin Academy is delighted to announce the opening of their Coloured Gem Professional courses in Hong Kong.
Coloured Gem Professional has been designed with trade professionals in mind, giving you the essential tools to understand, appreciate, and value rubies, emeralds and sapphires. Levels 1 and 2 are consecutive introductory levels, increasing in length and depth of information, and written to fast track you into the key concepts of the 'Big Three'. Level 3 will be an advanced level, focusing on practical handling sessions teaching origin, treatment identification, further advanced technical and practical information, and aimed at gem degree and Level 1 and 2 graduates only.
LAUNCHING COLOURED GEM PROFESSIONAL LEVEL 1
Level 1 takes place over two consecutive days and comprises four three-hour classes with an experienced tutor. The gemmological, practical and historical basics of emerald, ruby and sapphire are introduced with a focus on value. Learn their key valuation criteria, as well as what they are, why they are so valuable, and how to assess this value. Level 1 is an invaluable introduction to anyone interested in or wishing to expand their knowledge of the main coloured gemstones.
This intensive Level 1 fast-track introduction to the 'Big Three' of emeralds, rubies and sapphires will be held in Hong Kong on Monday and Tuesday, November 11th and 12th.
In celebration of the opening of Academy courses, these courses are being offered at a special introductory rate of HKD 5,000 for a limited time only.
Teaching and course materials will be in English. Space is limited.