EXPOSED: DIAMOND SIMULANTS, SYNTHETICS AND TREATMENTS
IDEAL FOR: Senior retail professionals or experienced pawnbrokers involved in buying or selling loose diamonds or set jewellery.
This is a hands-on course designed for those who have a basic understanding of diamonds. This one-day course gives delegates a chance to see and handle diamond simulants, synthetics and treated diamonds, giving them confidence in identifying them in the retail environment. Working with the 10x loupe, we will look at and compare natural diamonds and discuss how these products should be described and sold. Testing procedures and certification nomenclature will be explained. This course is designed with an emphasis on practical knowledge and how to apply it. The course provides 6 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity.