Associate Membership

Anyone can join Gem-A as an individual member. Whether you work in the jewellery trade, are studying one of our courses or simply have a passion for gemmology, membership will give you access to a valuable network of like-minded gemmology enthusiasts.

With an Associate Membership you don't have to have any prior knowledge of gemmology or diamonds, just a willingness to learn, receive more information and join our network of professionals from across the globe. To find out the features of an Associate Membership and how they can benefit you, click the sliders below.


Expand your knowledge and receive The Journal of Gemmology and Gems&Jewellery four times a year

Event Discounts
Network with professionals through Gem-A events such as Gem Central or preferential booking for our Annual Conference

Affiliate Membership of the Naval Club
Stay in style whilst in London and meet your colleagues and fellow professionals in comfort with an Affiliate Membership of The Naval Club
Receive discount on Gem-A events, workshops, 10% off tools and 5% on all our books

Members area
Access to exclusive 'member only' content on our website and social media channels

Join the Global Forum network
Share knowledge with an international community through our Global Forum


Our membership packages are not just about what you receive, but the subtle benefits being a Gem-A member can bring to you career. As an organisation constantly striving to be reliable, professional, progressive, and always acting with integirty, becoming an Associate Member of Gem-A can have a number of benefits to you as an individual and help your professional development:

  • Provides support for your practical and theoretical learning, with discounts on professional tools and books
  • Gives you access to information, knowledge, and a community of like-minded individuals
  • Nutures your the ability to further build on your understanding of gems, diamonds, and the wider industry, through topical workshops and seminars


To become a member please download our Membership Application Form from membership resources and fill in the sections relevant to the type of membership you are applying for. Return to us via email or post it along with payment of the membership fee.

All subscriptions are renewable on 1 January each year. Membership rates for 2019 are £135, or £110 if you pay on or before 31 December 2018.

If you are already a Member of Gem-A you should have received an email from SagePay requesting your renewal fee. If you have not received this, please contact us at: and we will re-send the message.



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