ISG Gemology Tools and Techniques Course

This online course provides you with a step by step instruction on how to get the most from your gemological tools and equipment. This is the only course in the world specifically designed to help the new gemologist understand how the equipment works, and how to get the most out of their testing procedures even on jewelry set gemstones. Includes materials on advanced testing tools such as UV-VIS-NIR, Raman and LA-ICP-MS that is unique to our ISG course.


Course Number: ISG103
Included as Program Package: Registered Gemologist and Registered Gemologist Appraiser
Offered as Individual Course: Yes. $395.00 Individual Course Registration Here.

Lessons: 16
Video Lectures: 30
Certificate of Completion: Yes

Subjects Covered in this Course:

  • Introduction to Tools and Techniques

  • Introduction to Gemology Equipment

  • Microscope Sections 3 – 5

  • Refractometer Sections 6 – 7

  • Polariscope

  • Dichroscope

  • Jeweler’s Loupe

  • Spectroscope

  • Immersion Cell

  • UV Fluorescence

  • Hydrostatic Specific Gravity

  • Chelsea Filter

  • Advanced Testing Tools including UV-VIS-NIR, XRF, LA-ICP-MS and more.