Pearl Grading & Valuation Lab (GEMM 1158)

This one day practical lab is for the gemmologist/appraiser looking for hands on experience grading and valuating pearls. Students will review the different classifications and varieties of pearls. Students will differentiate between the various types of pearls and understand how each of their individual characteristics effects value. Grade pearls using a pearl master set against samples of pearls; and learn how to apply the grading criteria towards pricing a valuation for appraisal purposes. Students are encouraged to bring 10x loupe and any pearl jewellery to class as additional grading examples. No jewellery experience required. (6 hours)
Course code: GEMM 1158
Credits: 0.0
Length: 6.0 hours
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Campus: Downtown Downtown

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