Study Gemmology in Bahrain at DANAT

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Bahrain Institute for Pearls and Gemstones
(DANAT)


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.

Address: 6HQJ+VH Manama, Bahrain

  Gemmology Courses


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  • Gemmology Foundation Course
  • Gemmology Foundation Course
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  • Gemmology Diploma Course
  • Gemmology Diploma Course
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DANAT Tutors


DANAT’s tutors are passionate, knowledgeable and experienced gemmologists, equipped to deliver world-class gemmological education.

  • Bader Al Shaybani
  • Fatema Al Mahmood
  • Bader Al Shaybani

    Bader Al Shaybani is a gemmologist at DANAT with a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and minor in Business. Bader is an integral part of DANAT’s team offering his expertise in pearl, gemstone and diamond identification, scientific research as well as, teaching practical and theory based gemmological classes. As part of DANAT’s research team, Bader has contributed to research documented in “Minerals” and “Gems & Gemology”.

    He has achieved the Gem-A Diploma in Gemmology and the HRD Antwerp Diploma in Diamond Grading and Identification.

  • Fatema Al Mahmood

    Fatema Al Mahmood is a gemmologist at DANAT having earned the Gem-A Diploma in Gemmology and the HRD Antwerp Diploma in Diamond Grading and Identification.

    She has a wide range of experience testing pearls, gemstones and diamonds at DANAT’s headquarters and at international exhibitions through DANAT’s mobile laboratory. Her passion for learning has led her to take an active role in published gemmological research, as well as, DANAT’s Education Department. Fatema holds a BSc Degree in Physics with a minor in Computer Science.

  • Zainab Ali

    As a gemmologist working in DANAT’s laboratory, Zainab Ali has gained extensive hand-on experience testing pearls, gemstones and diamonds. She also regularly hosts various courses and webinars at DANAT to students and enthusiasts from around the world, while also contributing to DANAT’s cutting-edge gemmological research, which has been reported in key industry publications.

    Zainab has completed the Gem-A Diploma in Gemmology as well as the HRD Antwerp Diploma in Diamond Grading and Identification. She is a Chemistry graduate from the University of Bahrain.



  DANAT Classrooms


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    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.

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If you can't find what you are looking for email DANAT at info@danat.bh .