Welcome to the ISG Professional Gemology Certification online courses. We are the world’s finest and fastest growing gemological education organization that offers world class training in gemology, jewelry appraisal, and jewelry litigation expert witness at the world’s lowest tuition rate. We are the innovators in affordable, quality distance education in gemology and jewelry appraisal that is based on our certified insurance industry education delivery system. Courses have been rated the top in the world for quality, affordability and ease of learning. Choose from one of our quality education programs or individual courses or get more information about careers in gemology from the drop-down menu. Course tuition starts as low as $95.00.
Take a few minutes and experience one of our fun learning opportunities that are part of the ISG educational programs. This four minute video takes you through the steps of How to Use a Polariscope. Experience for yourself the ease of learning gemology and jewelry appraisal through our ISG Classroom-at-Home concept of learning.
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About the ISG
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Meet Your Instructor
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We are the only gemology school in the world that offers world-class programs in gemology and jewelry appraisal in our Registered Gemologist Appraiser program. This program offers courses that include Evaluating Damaged Jewelry, Personal Property Appraisal, and Litigation and Expert Witness for Appraisers. With our experience as state licensed insurance adjusters specializing in high value jewelry claims in the U.S. and Europe, we offer you a level of education and experience unmatched anywhere else in the world.
Our graduates report that our program is superior to the GIA Graduate Gemologist program on many levels. We offer courses the GIA does not offer, and provide you with a world-class education at a fraction of the cost of the GIA. We urge you to compare our programs and tuition costs.