Skill Building Courses

GIA in India offers a range of Skill Building Courses that are designed keeping in mind the Indian market requirements which are targeted towards enhancing the skills and getting up-to-date knowledge on current and relevant topics related to the gem and jewellery industry.

These courses are ideal for: buyers and traders, jewellery manufacturers, jewellery retailers,  laboratory and research professionals, and other gem and jewellery related professionals, and gem and jewellery enthusiasts.

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The major features of these programmes are:

Convenient: These courses are conducted in multiple locations. These can be arranged at a location, date and time as suitable to requesting body i. e. Corporate Clients, Independent Retailers or Trade Associations.

Cost-effective: Skill Building Courses are cost-effective way of updating oneself with the trends and skills required for success in their particular field (i.e. buyers, retailers, marketing professionals, manufacturers, etc.).

Some of the topics covered under this programme are Small Diamond Assortment, Colour & Clarity Grading, Cut Grading, Counter Sketching & Jewellery Design and Sales Excellence.

Introduce yourself to the basic process of sorting small diamonds for colour, clarity, cut, and sizes as per the market

Course Highlights

  • Learn the methodology of using a tripod, tweezers, and a loupe
  • Learn to sort diamonds by their Colour, Clarity, Cut
  • Work with small diamonds up to 10 points
  • Sort diamonds based on sieve sizes

Somewhere between inspiration and reality, the whole world of jewellery gets created. This is where you learn to take imagination and transform it into a treasure.

As part of GIA’s SWIFT Jewellery Design programme, you will learn the basic principles of design and composition. Understand the role of a jewellery designer. Learn the type of settings and representation techniques. Gain the understanding that goes behind designing collections.


Course Highlights

  • Draw basic shapes - freehand and with stencils
  • Render diamonds, coloured stones, and metal forms with colour pencils
  • Learn basic counter-sketching of rings, earrings, pendants, necklaces, and bangles
  • Get insights into manufacturing and pricing of designs
  • Learn mood board, theme board, word board, and rendered jewellery pieces

Ideally Suited For

  • Hobbyist
  • Entrepreneur wishing to build their jewellery business
  • Jewellery manufacturer
  • Any individual aspiring for a career in the gems and jewellery industry

For more details and registration contact :
Contact No. : 1800 41 999 14
Mobile : +91750673 2927