Gem-a Course Kit Includes Sealed Course Notes, Loose-leaf Binder, Sample Gems And Gem-a Tool Case Zoom

Gem-a Course Kit Includes Sealed Course Notes, Loose-leaf Binder, Sample Gems And Gem-a Tool Case

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Gem-a Course Kit Includes Sealed Course Notes, Loose-leaf Binder, A Set Of 15 Sample Gems For Examination And Gem-a Gemkit In A Special Gem-a Case. The Gem-a Gemkit Includes A Loupe, Chelsea Color Filter, London Dichroscope, Flexible Flashlight, Gem Tweezers, Gem Holder And Gemcleaning Cloth.

As part of Jewelry Television's goal to open the world of jewelry and gemstones to our customers, we are pleased to announce our partnership with The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, also known as Gem-A. We bring you an exciting opportunity to enroll in a web-based introductory gemological course that will further your gemstone knowledge and education. Gem-A is recognized worldwide as the oldest and longest established provider of gemstone education and many of its graduates have gone on to become leading industry experts and professionals. This newly developed course has been designed to give you a fundamental understanding of various gem properties, the basics of gem testing, gem identification and treatments as well as the history, lore and myths surrounding many of nature's most beautiful treasures. Designed especially for all gem lovers, collectors and hobbyists, this course introduces you to the extraordinary world of gemology and gemstones via easy-to-comprehend lessons, complete with the necessary tools and gemstones that you will need to successfully complete the course. Available exclusively at Jewelry Television and jtv. com, the GemBasics course is your ticket to opening the fascinating world of gemstones.
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I am sooooo excited !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am so excited about this product and I just ordered it and don't even have it yet. I have been collecting for some years now, I have all of the tools and books you sell but there is so much more to learn and I am a "sponge", anxiously awaiting this course. I previously looked into taking classes but they were cost prohibitive for a mere hobbyist. This is AFFORDABLE, especially with the "stretch pay", which I love also!! Thank you JTV!!
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I am excited to start this program-One of a Kind!
I searched for several years for a study program that was somewhere between a rudimentary education in Gemstones to a full set of course work leading to a Gemological Degree... but nothing was available until now! And thanks to this could not have happened at a better time. Thanks Jewelry television. Once again you always deliver the vest best to your loyal customers!
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Way to go
I am excited to do this class. At first, I debated about it because I was not sure how it would work with the classes I finished in March. I decided to go with this class partly due to the cost ($500 as opposed to $1500). I appreciate that this class comes with gemstones and tools while keeping the class affordable. A very good option, but be patient as it took a while to get the log in information. I am hopeful for more advanced classes along this same line. Bravo JTV!!!
5 out of 5 by
I have been purchasing from JTV for years, but this is my first review of an item. I actually bought this when it premiered as a Today's Best Value back in October, but I waited until after the holidays to start the course. First of all, I have to say that the presentation alone of this item is incredible! The binder & even the box it came in are beautiful & very professional looking. Next, the quality of the gemological tools/instruments is superb; & I have many tools already that have cost me more than the price of this entire kit! Finally, the course itself so far, including the online videos, printed course notes & gemstone samples, is surprisingly comprehensive, yet concise. It is well presented & appears to be quite detailed. I am not a beginner. I have taken other gemology classes online through the largest gemological institution in the US, & have even earned a diploma/professional designation; so I can say with some authority that this is a great value! What you get for the money is pretty impressive. I had no issues at all with logging in & my password was emailed to me within a week of shipment. In addition, the course teaches you some things that I did not even learn in my previous training, including how to use the tools that you receive; so it basic enough for the novice, yet perfect for someone who has some prior knowledge. Plus you get a certificate, upon completion, from Gem-A, one of the most respected gemological institutes in the world! What more could you ask for? Great job JTV, keep it up! To all of you who are on the fence about this item, take the plunge & buy it. You won't regret it!
5 out of 5 by
Already knew most of the material from watching JT
I was excited to get this kit to further my education in gemstones, to find out that I already knew most of the info provided just by watching JTV. Right out of th box I only got 2 of the 15 stones wrong. I was disappointed because the hosts said that the package came with DVDs, but it did not. You have to watch on-line, which is a problem for me living in an RV and not knowing if I will have a connection. But over all, it is very informative for those looking for the basics. I am looking forward to receiving my certificate, and I hope that JTV will offer more classes like this in the future.
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The tools are a great way to see the true wonder..
I really like the kit I got even though the binder arrived alittle damaged. I have requested customer care to get a new one. The tools are awesome to view the true wonder of the gemstones. It's very easy to see the jewerly prongs too. I'm so excited to read, watch videos and continue to learn from JTV and the products they bring to me. Thank you JTV for being an awesome company who does what you promise. Ollie Denton, TX
5 out of 5 by
I love it !!
Have read my material 3 times. It would be nice to get on line and actually start the course. Have had my material for 10 days and am unable to get started. But am very excited to do this.
5 out of 5 by
Here is what the course is like (So far anyway)
I saw the launch of this and bought it at once! I wanted to do what a lot of the other reviewers did and review it right away just for having been excited about purchasing it before it even arrived but I waited to see first before I rushed in to review. My love for gems started w/ finding JTV just 2 short years ago, if I were 30 years younger and know what I know now i would have taken a whole different path but anyway, I too as others mentioned was waiting for info to log in but I emailed the email that was given if we needed our log in # and I got it in a few days. Then I let my box sit for a few weeks with the leaflets unopened. Then I became ready to start and I read the first 3 chapters and did the quizzes online. The videos to each section are all 30 seconds ( I timed it) and the quizzes (so far for the first 3 sections) are only 5 questions which are easy as long as you read the info. So, I can say so far so good. You have 12 MONTHS to do this and i say you can do it in a week if you wanted to. I can't wait to finish and get my certificate!!!!! It may take me to my 2nd career~it does state this course is for hobbyist/collector level but it is still a certificate in colored gemstones so if JTV continues to add more courses...I will order and continue working towards more certificates. Next up for me are the sections on the chelsea filter and dichroscope which I have not used yet so this will be new stuff to me. The loupe I have had (from JTV) so i was used to using that already~So, so far so good!
5 out of 5 by
This is just what I needed--Pure Excitememt!!
I love beautiful gem stones and gorgeous jewelry! I watch the shows just to learn as much as I can about rocks, geodes, gemstones and jewelry (even when I cannot afford to buy). I am sooooooo excited to start the program, but I am having a lot of trouble logging into the Gem-A website to begin my studies. Is anyone else having the same trouble? I wish everyone who bought this learning course lots of luck and enjoyment. I hope these classes are continued so we can learn a lot more!!
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