Learn how to grade diamonds in the diamond capital of the world. You will study the 4 C’s Carat, Colour, Clarity and Cut according to the IDC rules, an international standard for grading polished diamonds introduced and endorsed by the diamond industry’s two leading representative bodies, the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers’Association (IDMA). A guarantee for transparency.
HRD Antwerp highly skilled and experienced lecturers will guide you through the fascinating world of diamonds. You will learn how to detect the most common simulants, and will be able to work with the best microscope in the world and other gemological equipment and at the same time develop impeccable grading skills. HRD Antwerp courses are a perfect balance between theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
Learn more about the IDC rules
Learn more about the D-scope, the best microscope in the world
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|Duration||3 weeks (Antwerp), 3-4 weeks (worldwide)|
|Requirements||Min. 18 years|
No previous diamond experience is required
|Number Of Attendants||Max 16|
|Target Group||Diamond traders, diamond experts|
appraisers, graders, jewellers, designers, sales managers,
owners, buyers and job seekers in the diamond sector,
diamond and jewellery-lovers
|Course Hours||Daily from 8.45 am to 4.45 pm|
Lunch break from 12.30 pm till 1.30 pm.
Morning and afternoon coffee breaks.
|Examination||Theoretical examination: Multiple choice|
Practical examination: Students have to examine and grade 8
|Diploma||Diploma: ‘HRD Antwerp Certified Diamond Grader’|
|Yours To Keep||Diamond course book|