gemmology


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gem·mol·o·gy

 (jĕ-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
Variant of gemology.
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gemmology

the science of gemstones. Also spelled gemology.gemmologist, n.gemmological, adj.
See also: Gems
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The influx of fake gems in Kenya motivated 40-year-old Samson Mwangi to pursue a course in gemmology, which is the study of precious stones.
The programme offered students an opportunity to learn about gemmology through hands-on activities using natural minerals and gemstones.
To know more about gemstones and jewellery, she did her graduation in Gemmology from the Gemmological Institute of America.
It runs degrees in horology and gemmology and courses in jewellery designing and business.
The family business has been offering unique crafting and an excellence in gemmology for four consecutive generations.
A gemmology workshop will cover the basic knowledge of diamonds and coloured gems.
Visitors can also extend their knowledge of gems and precious stones by attending free of charge daily seminars led by world's foremost authority on gemmology and the inventor of the 4 Cs, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).
Visitors can also enjoy free-to-attend daily jewellery education seminars led by world's foremost authority on gemmology, the Gemological Institute of America.
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I am looking forward to all future development in the field of gemmology with the great team of leaders and colleagues who comprise DANAT." AOQ Number of readings : 24 Last updated : 01 : 02 PM - 02/12/2017
For more than 60 years, The Journal of Gemmology has been one of the top scientific journals in gemmology.