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Jewelry Industry Tours


Manhattan’s Elite Jewelry District- 47th Street Tour

 Friday, March 10, 2017 9.00 am – 1.00 pm

yellow diamond gem

 

Take a tour of Manhattan’s elite jewelry district. We will open up the hidden doors to jeweler, designer, and appraiser. You’ll learn the fascinating secrets of the jewelry business and how the biggest deals are sealed. Take a step-by-step first-hand glance at how jewelry is created, from design to a finished product. Experience how this unique street operates daily. You will walk through the entire process of jewelry creation, from design to model making, casting, pre-polishing, assembly, setting, and final polishing.

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Diamonds are a Jewelers Best Friend Tour

 Monday, April 24,  2017   9.00 am – 1.00 pm

asscher cut diamond

 

For jewelry entrepreneurs new to the secretive diamond industry, its labyrinth-like complexity can seem intimidating. This fascinating and enlightening tour will introduce students to diamond cutting facilities as well as diamond dealers and appraisers. With the popularity of old mine cut and old European cut diamonds, we’ve added a visit to an antique diamond dealer who sells these magnificent gems.

 

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Gemstone Industry Tour (1) Session

Monday, May 1,  2017   9.00 am – 1.00 pm

 
colored-gemstone tour

 

New jewelry designers, navigating your way around the industry can be time consuming and  intimidating. This tour  unlocks the secrets to the gemstone industry.  Students will be introduced to the world gemstone dealers,  lapidaries and  appraisers.
 
 

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND THIS EVENT:

  • See how colored stones are cut to reflect their true brilliance.
  • Meet the colored stone dealers and learn how colored stones are sorted and sold.
  • Learn about different colored stones industry organizations and events.
  • Find and sources unique and hard to find gemstones.
  • Understanding the meaning of color when buying gemstones.