Advanced Small Diamonds course

This advanced training course focuses on the quality check of small diamonds. This is especially interesting for members of the watch and jewellery industry. The course  teaches participants how to define and control quality criteria for small diamonds. This course is highly interactive and is concluded by the delivery of the Advanced Small Diamonds Certificate of Attendance.

3 days, 2400.- Swiss Francs excl VAT

Upcoming courses: 24 – 26 September 2024

Aim of this course

The aim of this special course is to develop a consistent quality management routine for small diamonds in the watch- and jewellery industry.
This course includes various workshops: on the authenticity tests and on the quality control of small diamonds.

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Day 1

  • The properties of natural diamond,
  • The properties of treated diamonds,
  • The properties of synthetic diamonds (HPHT & CVD)
  • Introduction to diamond grading
  • Identity criteria
  • 4C’s rule – Carat weight, Colour, Clarity, Cut
  • Fluorescence
  • Masterset

Day 2

  • Practice of diamond grading (plotting)
  • Introduction to the quality control of small diamond batches

Day 3

  • Authentication
  • Sampling rules & AQL rules,
  • Quality control of small diamond batches including:
    • Dimensions
    • Colour
    • Clarity
    • Finish
    • Fluorescence
    • Presentation of mastersets

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