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Diploma in Diamond Grading & Identification (DDGI)

Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology - VIFT
In Bangalore

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“So, to really execute design in its highest form and making people feel joy, that’s a great reward..” – Genevieve Gorder.

Valuation of diamonds is based on the four C’s: Colour, Clarity, Cut and Carat. This course teaches you how to grade diamonds according to these criteria. Our qualified instructors enable you to gain comprehensive knowledge about important aspects of diamond grading such as carat weight. The professionally equipped gemstone lab provides the infrastructure to measure the weight of gemstones, study the clarity of diamonds through a microscope, loupe recognising, how to grade blemishes and inclusions and learn about plotting of symbols.

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Vogue Institute of Fashion Technology, Football Stadium Complex, Diagonally Opp Garuda Mall, Off MG Road, 560025, Karnataka, India
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Qualification

The student applying for the course should have done 10/10+2/PUC/Graduation and above.

· What marks this course apart?

The diamond industry requires professionals who are trained in recognising and grading this exquisite stone. Here are some of the career options you can explore: Diamond Grader, Diamond Trader, Diamond Appraiser, Diamond Sorter, etc.

What you'll learn on the course

Diamond Grading
Jewellery Design

Teachers and trainers (1)

NIshank Kariappa
NIshank Kariappa
Certified Gemologist

Course programme


1. Introduction, uniqueness of diamond among gems.

2. Theory of journey of diamond from the mines to cutter.

3. Theory of cutting & polishing process.

4. Study of round brilliant cut.

5. Basics of polished diamond grading.

6. Grading using international standards.

7. History of cuts.

8. 4Cs grading for color, clarity, cut and carat.

9. Identification of diamond & diamond stimulants.

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