2003-2013 10th Anniversary of Flux and Flame Jewellery School

Gemmology classes 2017

A selction of six hour gemmology courses with gemologists

Stuart Pool and Gary Seneviratne from Nineteen48


Sunday 21st May 2017

Introdution to Gemstones

Stuart and Gary will have a selection of gemstones for you to see and will be giving a fantastic talk introducing you to the world of Gemmology.

Discover where gems originate, their ethical sourcing, their use in jewellery through to identification and buying gems!

Maximum number of participants 8

10.00am till 4.00pm

£80.00 per person

Including a fantastic gem reference book worth £10!!

For more information or to book please contact Jesa at Flux'n'Flame.

Full payment is required on booking by Bank transfer, cheque or cash only.


Sunday 2nd July 2017

RUBIES, SAPPHIRES & EMERALD

This one-day course covers three of the most important coloured stones;

Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald.

Topics covered include an overview of their physical and optical properties, principal sources, basic testing methods, how they are produced synthetically, common treatments and enhancements, care guidelines, how they are valued and helpful buying tips.

Who should take this course?

This course is designed for those with some previous jewellery or gemmological knowledge.

Maximum number of participants 8

10.00am till 4.00pm

£80.00 per person

For more information or to book please contact Jesa at Flux'n'Flame.

Full payment is required on booking by Bank transfer, cheque or cash only.


Sunday 13th August 2017

DIAMOND & COLOURED GEMSTONE GRADING

This one day workshop will give you a thorough understanding of the grading techniques used to assess the quality of both diamonds and coloured gemstones. Topics covered include the 4Cs (colour, clarity, cut and carat weight), how they are measured and assessed, how to describe the colour of a coloured gemstone, the various colour grading systems currently used by professionals, the clarity classification of coloured gemstones based on their geological environments, and how cut is assessed.

Who should take this course?

This course is designed for those with some previous jewellery or gemmological knowledge.

Maximum number of participants 8

10.00am till 4.00pm

£80.00 per person

For more information or to book please contact Jesa at Flux'n'Flame.

Full payment is required on booking by Bank transfer, cheque or cash only.