Technical aspects and gem materials
Gemology is the study of natural, synthetic and imitation gems and our course is great for those who are already in the industry, want to be in the industry….or gem enthusiasts alike.
We cover a basic introduction to major gemstones commonly found in Cambodian market places. This beginner level course stresses the important aspects of gems including ruby, sapphire, zircon, peridot, garnet, topaz, aquamarine, crystalline quartz, chalcedony, and obsidian.
We cover all technical aspects of gemstones and gem materials that include their chemical, physical and optical properties.
Our course also includes:-
The techniques used for the reproduction of gem imitations and synthetics.
Cutting and polishing gem stones.
Methods and instruments employed in identification, grading and appraisal of gemstones.
We also conduct trading and gem exhibitions, with a permanent display of more than 150 varieties of gem stones on show.
Cambodia is also a source of Sapphires, Rubies, Zircons and the home of many other stones and we know the right places to go. We available to organize tailor-made tours to suit your specific requirements that include transport and accommodation.
GEMIC Laboratories are a private and independent gemstone laboratory providing gemological testing and research services. We provide certificates for the characteristics of gemstones including carat, weight, shape, color, clarity and treatment. The certificate is an identity card with characteristics of the stone.
We run courses in English or French
For more information visit our website.
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Opening Hours: 9.00am – 11.00pm
PO Box: 93268, Siem Reap 17000, Kingdom of Cambodia.
Telephone (local): 092 615 288 or 063 968 298
Telephone (international): +855 92 615 288 or +855 63 968 298