Half-Day Cambodian Gemology Workshop from Siem Reap
Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia
A basic introduction to major gemstones commonly found in the Cambodian marketplace. This beginning-level course stresses the important aspects of such gems as ruby, sapphire, zircon, peridot, garnet, topaz, aquamarine, crystalline quartz, chalcedony, obsidian, etc.
How not to fall into the trap of fake gemstones sellers? How to recognize natural gemstones, synthetics, treatment? How to estimate the quality and pricing? You will get answers to all your questions during this class
The class program includes:
– by types
– by origin
– gemstones families
– gemstones optical phenomena
Synthetic & treatement
– Glass filling / Fracture filling / Flux Healing
Pricing & Grading
Leave the class with a higher understanding of where gemstones come from and how to successfully identify their various facets.