Caribbean Gem Academy
Diamond Grading and Lab-created Diamonds

Please find the schedule for our eight day compulsory practical diamond grading workshop.

Session Diamond Grading
Day One AM Introduction
PM Clarity Grading
Day Two AM Clarity Grading
PM Colour Grading
Day Three AM Colour Grading
PM Calculating Table Percentage
Day Four AM Calculating Crown Angle
PM Calculating Pavilion Percentage
Day Five AM Estimating Girdle Thickness
PM Assessing Symmetry & Polish
Day Six AM Lab-Created Diamonds
PM Lab-Created Diamonds
Day Seven AM Practical Review
PM Practical Review
Day Eight AM Practical Review
PM Examination

Classes run from 9.00am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.30pm with scheduled coffee/tea breaks of 15 minutes.

Students are required to supply their own 10X loupe and polishing cloth. All other equipment will be provided by the 'Host' academy.