Gem-A GemBasics Online Courses

Learn the basics of gemstones in simple, easy-to-understand language and practical applications. Perfect for anyone pursuing a career in the gemological industry, or simply with a passion for gemstones, you'll find the information in our GemBasics course invaluable in your quest to expand your knowledge of gemstones.

Over a year and a half in development, GemBasics was designed around the educational needs of JTV customers, and to fill a void in available gemological education.   Students may work at their own pace, and recieve a statement of achievement recognizing them as a Gem-A Colored Stone Associate (Gem-A C.S.A.).


  • 12 Lessons
  • Gemological Tools
  • Gemstones & Specimens

JTV Price: $499.00

In Partnership with Gem-A, The Gemmological Association of Great Britain



Getting Started

When you purchase GemBasics from JTV, your package will include everything you need to get started, including 12 lessons, gemological tools, and a variety of gemstones. Your package will also include the unique course login information you'll use to complete your studies.



About Gem-A

Recognized worldwide as the oldest and longest-established provider of gemstone education, many Gem-A graduates have gone on to become leading industry experts and professionals.

Gem-A Course binder, tools and gemstones