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Diamond and Diamond Imitations (NEW)
Tues Aug 23 and Wed Aug 24, 2016
Sat Oct 15 and Sun Oct 16, 2016
Thurs Aug 11, 2016
Sat Sept 24, 2016
Sat Nov 19, 2016
Intro to Gem ID
Sat Aug 20 and Sun Aug 21, 2016
Sat Nov 26 and Sun Nov 27, 2016
Wed Aug 10, 2016
Sat Oct 22, 2016
Sat Dec 10, 2016
Please note that the CGA office will be closed on Simcoe Day - Monday August 1, 2016
We wish all our members and students a happy and enjoyable Simcoe Day. The CGA will be closed and reopen on Tuesday August 2nd at 9:00 am.
Introducing our NEW Master Valuer Jewellery Appraisal Course!
The CGA is proud to announce that The Master Valuer Jewellery Appraisal Course is now being offered in Toronto. This 90 hour in class program is currently being offered over seven weekends. The Master Valuer Course is a comprehensive appraisal course which includes learning the approved methodology for writing professional appraisals of all types including insurance, estate, donation and probate. Course begins August 6 and finishes November 13, 2016 Please see our events calendar to view the weekends for this course.
The Master Valuer designation is recognized by the Canadian Jewelers Association as fulfilling their appraisal educational requirements to enable their members to be awarded the Accredited Appraiser (AAP) designation.
Instructor: Karen Howard FCGmA, RMV, AAP(CJA) has been the owner and appraiser of KC Appraisals for the past 14 years.
Please contact the office for additional information and registration.
Introducing our NEW Diamond and Diamond Imitations Course!
With our newest course be able to identify diamonds and diamond imitations and understand the procedures used to identify diamond and its imitations based on the physical and optical properties of the stones.
Register now for this 2 day (12 hour) course offered on Tues Aug 23 and Wed Aug 24, 2016. Class size is limited. Next class will be Sat and Sun October 15 and 16, 2016.
Don't miss this opportunity to start Spring with learning more about diamonds. To learn more, visit our General Interest course page.