Educational Programs

The EGL Education program is a workshop program giving hands-on experience to the gemmological student from an intermediate level to the advanced level. Added to this, we offer the Master Valuer™ Program to assist gemmologists in taking their knowledge and experience one level higher by obtaining an accredited professional skill in jewellery and gemstone appraisal.

You can read more about a specific workshop by selecting a program from the list on the right. To download the registration form, click here

For more information about the EGL USA Synthetic and Treated Diamond Education Kits, click here.

Education Brochure

Our instructors have many years of diverse industry experience and look forward to sharing their knowledge with you.





Education Programs
Introduction to Diamond Grading
How to Sell Diamonds with EGL Certificates
Buying Better Quality Diamonds
Member of Canadian Jewellers Association
Informative Articles
Informative Articles
To keep you abreast of new discoveries in gemstone research, synthetics and treatments, we have listed a selection of informative articles written by experts in their field. Check this page regularly for updates.
"European Gemological Laboratory Defines SI3"
Adding the SI3 clarity grade to the grading system was the next logical step.
'The Scoop on synthetics'
Can we ID them? Should we grade them? Do we need them?
'Cultured Confusion'
Should a man-made diamond be called "synthetic", or "cultured" and who are the important players in this controversial addition to the diamond industry?
"A Gemological Study of A Collection of Chameleon Diamonds"
The rarity of chameleon diamonds and their interest for the connoisseur are due to their unusual ability to change color temporarily when heated to about 150C, or after prolonged storage in the dark.
"Interpreting Diamond Morphology" - Part I
A diamond's morphological features reflect conditions of diamond formation and represent a unique characteristic than can be used to identify details of the sources of diamonds.
"Interpreting Diamond Morphology" - Part II
Morphological features reflect conditions both during diamond formation and also after emplacement, especially where alluvials are concerned.