10 Jul 2019

GIA Introduction to Pearls Seminar


GIA's July seminar celebrates the world of pearls. Participants will learn how to tell the difference between freshwater, baroque, and cultured pearls, different hues and shapes, as well as identify species of mollusks that create each pearl. From early seafaring merchants to monarchs who valued pearls over diamonds, this natural gemstone has captivated the human imagination with tales of mermaids and underwater kingdoms. This seminar will introduce and clarify all the myths that have surrounded pearls throughout history.

GIA is a nonprofit institute dedicated to research and education in the field of gemology and the jewelry arts. GIA's instructors share their professional expertise and indepth knowledge on gemstones and minerals.   

* A complimentary $100 Loupe Teahouse cash voucher will be offered per pax for enrolment in this seminar. 

* Participants are required to print their tickets or show their e-tickets after enrollment. Please arrive 15 mins before the session, with your tickets at our reception.  

* Upon registering for any of Loupe's workshops or courses, you become a Loupe member.

* No Refund.