Careers

A question we often get asked at Gem-A is, 'What can I do with my qualification?'

Gemmology can take you in many directions, just look at the career map above for ideas and inspiration on possible future careers.

Qualified Gem-A gemmologists have a real understanding of the subject matter and an ability to identify gemstones using hand-held equipment. Students that continue their training with FGA and DGA Membership are trusted and recognised as expert gemmologists worldwide. To understand more about why you should continue as a Gem-A member click here.

Take a look below to read interviews with gemmologists working in the industry.

Career Articles

A Lifetime of Expertise

A Lifetime of Expertise

Rosamond Clayton FGA DGA FIRV MAE, a gemstone specialist and jewellery valuer, is often called upon as an expert witness in trials to identify and value precious stones.Read more by clicking on the article.

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Amelia Grant (Gemporia) Natalie Graham (JTV) and Lizi Glazebrook (QVC) chat to Gem-A about what it takes to sell gemstone jewellery on TV and Youtube, and how authenticity and education is key to building a strong and trusting relationship with their audiences.

Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Freelance jewellery and watch journalist and editor, Barbara Palumbo, talks to Gems&Jewellery about her sparkling career, her successful blogging platforms and the advice she would give to aspiring jewellery writers, columnists and authors

Portrait of a Diamond

Portrait of a Diamond

Painter Angie Crabtree has built a reputation as one of the most sought-after diamond artists, literally recreating every sparkling facet in incredible detail. Here, she shares her passion for painting gemstones (and the occasional watch movement) with Gems&Jewellery…

 

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