5 Days Certificate in Jade ( 20,21,22,23,24 March 2023)

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5 Days Certificate in Jade ( 20,21,22,23,24 March 2023)

In-depth learning, theory and practical of identifying Jade. Using advanced techniques like infrared spectroscopy and electron microscope.

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9 Perak Rd 9 Perak Road level 2 Singapore, 208130 Singapore

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  • 4 days 7 hours
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5 days Certificate in Jade course (Not claimable from Skillsfuture credit)


Fee : $1800 (Includes 5 pieces of Jade samples)

**Optional purchase of 10xloupe and Tweezer in Add-on ticket section**

This course is designed to enrich participants with the knowledge in identifying A-, B-, C-, B+C- and D-jade. Participants will be equipped with the skill sets to differentiate jadeite from jade imitations like serpentine, dyed quartzite and also glass. Basic quality grading of jadeite-jade will be covered to give you a better understanding of the jade market and trading of jade in other countries.

Hands on with gemological equipment such as, spectroscope, refractometer, microscope and UV light.

A must learn for jade collectors, entrepreneurs and even jade enthusiasts.

** A good complimentary follow-up course for those who have attended our Jade fundamental workshop and want to learn more in depth on Jade and try more gem tools and explore our varieties jade collection**

Lastly, there will be a field trip with the trainer on the last day , to visit Chinatown jade stalls. You can practice what you have learnt , to look at those displayed jade .

Join us in this 5-days intensive course, to learn the in-depth theory and practical of identifying Jade. Using advanced equipment like infrared spectroscopy and electron microscope, Mr Tay will train you to be an Jade expert!

Upon completion, you will get a 'Certificate in Jade' by our institute.


1. History of jade

2. Formation, deposits & cutting of jade

3. Chemical and physical properties of jade: jadeite & nephrite

4. Particular attention on Jade & its treatments: A, B, C, B+C-jade and D-jade. Others like coated jade, etc

5. Use of instrument: loupe, microscope, refractometer, spectroscope, polariscope, specific gravity, Chelsea filter, ultraviolet light and infrared spectroscopy

6. Identification of other imitations like serpentine, quartzite, grossular garnet & glass

7. Basic quality grading of jadeite

8. Practical sessions with jadeite sample for testing

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