Gemology

  • Diamond Study (2011, Macomb Community College) – Meet and understand the 4 C’s – cut, clarity, color and cost, in the hands-on workshop presented by diamond and precious metals expert Robert Tudor. Find out what to look for when purchasing a diamond and discuss worldwide diamond mining, rough diamond mining, rough diamond processing, sorting and more. (4 Sessions)
  • Gemology – Colored Stones (2011, Macomb Community College) – See, touch and evaluate a wide range of organic, precious and semi-precious colored gemstones in the rough and cut. Obtain skills to recognize numerous stones, name and evaluate each gemstone properly and try to determine where they are mined and how they were cut. (8 sessions)
  • Gemology – Equipment (2011, Macomb Community College) – Learn to use authentic gemological equipment. Explore the color and nature of gemstones and challenge yourself by examining and identifying a variety of gemstones. (8 sessions)
  • Gemology and Birth Stones (2011, Macomb Community College) – Learn the history and nature of gemstones; where they are found, how they are cut, what colors to expect and what to look for when purchasing a stone. See, touch and evaluate a wide range of organic, precious and semi-precious gemstones in the rough and cut. Learn the origins and follow through the history of birthstones. (2 Sessions)