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.

FEATURES OF ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP
 
Publications
Expand your knowledge and receive The Journal of Gemmology four times a year, and Gems&Jewellery six 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.

 
Discounts
Receive 10% discount on Gem-A events, workshops and tools and 5% on all our books and publications.

 
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.
BENEFITS OF AN ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

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
WHAT OTHER ASSOCIATE MEMBERS SAY
Types of Membership - The Gemmological Association of Great Britain, or Gem-A, is the world’s longest established provider of gem and jewellery education. Our Gemmology Diploma is the direct descendant of the gem course that was proposed for the UK jewellery trade in 1908. Our prestigious Gemmology and Diamonds Diplomas, taught around the world, are now globally recognised as qualifications of the highest status. Diploma graduates may apply for election to Fellowship (FGA) or Diamond Membership (DGA) of the Association. Mr H Jones, Canterbury UK
 
HOW DO I SIGN UP?

To sign up you can either apply for your subscription online using the sign-up button below, or 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, fax or post along with payment of the membership fee.

All subscriptions are renewable on 1 January each year. Membership rates for 2016 are £135 or £110 if paying by direct debit (UK banks only). If you have any questions please contact our Membership Secretary via telephone +44 (0)20 7404 3334 or email by clicking the 'contact us' button at the bottom of the page.

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