CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles is considered the
nation's glamour capital. Gorgeous jewelry seen on Rodeo Drive one day is on
the big screen the next, and then found sparkling on the famous red carpet and
in celebrity magazines.
For people looking to enter the glamorous jewelry industry, the
Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) "Graduate Diamonds Program" is the
perfect place to start. This seven-week program starts Feb. 10 at GIA's Los
Angeles Branch, conveniently located in Culver City -- the heart of
In less than two months, students can develop the skills of an experienced
diamond professional and earn one of GIA's internationally respected diplomas.
In addition, GIA Los Angeles is offering its hands-on "Diamond Grading Lab
Class" at night. This practical class has students looking at diamonds under
the microscope from the very first night. In just 10 nights, students learn
to buy and sell diamonds with the insight of a professional. This Diamond
Grading Lab Class is scheduled at night just twice all year -- once beginning
Feb. 27, 2006 and then not again until September.
The tuition for the Graduate Diamonds Program is $$4,795 and $1,095 for
the Diamond Grading Lab Class.
For more information on the GIA Los Angeles Branch, and the various
programs and classes offered, including the world-renowned Graduate Gemologist
Program, contact Lori Geller at 310-670-2100 or 866-702-2088 or visit
www.gia.edu and email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About GIA: An independent nonprofit organization, the Gemological
Institute of America (GIA) is recognized as the world's foremost authority in
gemology. Established in 1931, GIA has translated its expert knowledge into
the most respected gemological education available. In 1953, the Institute
created the International Diamond Grading System(TM) which, today, is
recognized by virtually every professional jeweler in the world. Through
research, education, gemological laboratory services, and instrument
development, the Institute is dedicated to ensuring the public trust in gems
and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics,
science, and professionalism.
SOURCE Gemological Institute of America