GO 340 Gemstones & Gemology
Emporia State University
| Gemology is a branch of mineralogy that is concerned with the study of gem materials, including identification and testing methods, cutting and polishing, synthetically manufactured gems, precious metals and alloys, sources and origins, and grading and appraising. |
This class will expand your knowledge of diamonds, colored stones, and precious metals. You will learn gem identification techniques and information concerning gem synthetics, imitations, and enhancements.
Topics we will cover include:
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