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Diamond basics & Details the retailers aren't telling you!

Spend a little, learn a lot. Save thousands!!! Learn the D-Z of diamonds, secrets & tips you'll never hear in a store!
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Created by Joseph Brenig
Last updated 1/2015
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What Will I Learn?
Buy diamonds with confidence and fully understand the market terms!
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  • Nothing, this course takes you from the beginning till pro!

Do you think it's important to have an understanding of diamonds?

Everyone buys jewelry with diamonds in them and most have no idea if there is a value in the diamonds!

Are you confident about the true quality of the diamond you are buying?

How do you know it's really what the seller is saying it is!

If the average person spends TWO MONTHS salary on an engagement ring, isn't it worth the small change and the little bit of time, to make the ring a REAL investment?

For just $69 you can better understand what you are buying and increase the value of the $$$THOUSANDS$$$ you are spending!

Start here and learn the all the Fundamentals of a Diamond!



Who is the target audience?
  • Men, women and anyone looking to better understand diamonds!
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Curriculum For This Course
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The Anatomy of the Diamond
5 Lectures 28:21

In this lecture I will describe to you what we will cover in the course, which are the most basics but vital features of diamond grading, termed as the 4 C's. As well some basic background information on the diamond industry and the leading authorities today!

Preview 02:14

In this lecture we will cover the following;

  • The meaning of Diamond Cut
  • Understanding the effect the cut has on the brilliance of a diamond
  • The grading of the CUT and other aspects included
  • The various levels of quality in the grading chart
  • Role of the CUT in your buying decision
  • An important tip when buying a diamond
Preview 05:00

We will be learning in this lecture in depth the various levels of diamonds purity, what is inside them and the impact each level will have on the beauty of your stone and obviously the price. Also some tips on getting the most value for your buck!

The Clarity - Believe me you don't want to be "included" in this one!

Here we will get the basics of the evolution of the colour grading system in the diamond industry, as well we will be covering

  • the spectrum of colours and the different values
  • the different categories they are split into
  • what happens to the colour when a diamond is set
The Color - The D-Z of a diamond!

Here we will explain how the pricing of diamonds in relation to their weight is calculated. As well we will discuss that the size of the stone (in diameters) does not always mean a bigger stone and vice vers!

Carat - It's always about the weight!
More important facts about diamonds
2 Lectures 07:06

There are different laboratories around the world that grade diamonds. We will discuss in this lecture the industrries leaders and which ones we can trust the most. As well I will explain the diference in how the different labs grade!

The 5th and equally important C! Certification!

In this lecture you will learn the different cut types and shapes. We will also explain the differences they have and their pro's and cons!

Preview 03:51
About the Instructor
4.2 Average rating
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692 Students
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Gemologist and Diamond Grading expert

I want to make sure you are getting what you paid for!!!

As a Diamond dealer, I see that the general population can spend a fortune on diamond jewellery without actually understanding what they're buying. Jewellers taking advantage of the ignorance and the online stores luring people with cheap prices!

Learn from my experience!

Would you not want to be totally confident of the quality of your diamond?

Understand how to get the best and the biggest by understanding what increases the value, which qualities make a difference and which ones just add expenses!

My experience

After having studied at the foremost authority on Diamonds, GIA, I have been dealing,sorting and grading thousands of diamonds continuously. Understanding the diamonds is only half of the story, understanding the client is the other half. Armed with the 'know how' of both I have given courses to jewelers to help them expand their diamond sales. Whatever one cannot pick up in school, I have learnt from experience and two colleagues who have over 35 years experience each.

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