Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT)

About the Teaching Centre

Founded in 2017, Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT) is a world class gemmological laboratory, education and research centre, with a particular focus on the testing and study of natural pearls. Its expert team of gemmologists serve clients and students from around the world through pearl, gemstone and diamond identification as well as, teaching a range of internally developed courses and internationally recognised gemmological qualifications at its conveniently located headquarters in the iconic Bahrain World Trade Centre. Based in the heart of the GCC region, DANAT is an ideal choice for students from surrounding countries and the wider Middle East.

About the Classroom

DANAT’s purpose designed education suite is an excellent learning environment equipped with state-of-the-art gemmological equipment, comprehensive stone collections and IT facilities, for up to 14 students.


Take a look at the courses on offer at this Accredited Teaching Centre. To book your place, please contact the teaching centre directly.


Meet the Tutors



Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones (DANAT)