The special ISG-1 Gem Equipment Package includes all of the equipment items required to complete the RGA or RG programs, including a professional quality gemological microscope. This is professional quality gemological equipment that is used in the ISG for course development and research. All equipment is manufactured to operate on 100v – 220v, however you may have to supply the proper adapter plug for your electrical system. This package includes the following:
- ISG Gemological Microscope with 20x – 40x magnification, darkfield, brightfield and overhead light source, stone holder and accessories. This microscope will give you a lifetime of service if properly maintained.
- ISG Refractometer. This is the next generation of refractometers with a CZ hemicylinder rather than glass which makes the ISG Refractometer the finest on the market at this or any price. This is the next generation of refractometers with a CZ hemicylinder rather than glass which makes it FAR more durable. Comes with a special design safety RI liquid dispenser, polarizing filter, and aluminum carrying case. Special features is a monochrome light source that can run on battery or 110v – 220v electrical. All self contained. This is the new generation of gemological refractometer that we are pleased to offer as part of this special package for our ISG Students.
- ISG Polariscope complete with conoscope. Lighter, stronger, more durable, and the same quality and accuracy that you have come to expect from the gemological equipment sold by the ISG.
- ISG Calcite Dichroscope. The mainstay of any gemological lab.
- ISG Diffraction Grating Spectroscope. We have tested this unit and it has a wonderful spectrum. Great quality and an excellent addition to our ISG Gem Equipment Package.
- MM Gauge. This is an entry level tool for measuring diamonds for grading, and providing measurements for diamonds and colored gemstones for weight estimation.
- Gemstone Sorting Tray and Selvyt Cloth to help you keep your gemstones organized and clean.
- Five (5) ISG StudyGems gemstones for your practice and study, and to keep for your future reference.
- Additional items such as tweezers and gemstone trays based on availability.
Gem equipment is not required for the program until you complete all courses and are ready to take your ISG Practical Exercises and Exams. This is the new program package for 2020 from the ISG that provides you with high quality education and gem equipment at the lowest possible price.