Developed with the Distance Education student in mind, this carefully selected package allows you to set up your own gem testing station at home. It includes the instruments you need for gem identification and on-going technical skills development.*
This package is excellent for: Completing GIA Distance Education courses Developing confidence in testing and identifying gems Working freely, at your own convenience, outside of class Having the basic tools for starting a new business
Advanced diamond and gem collecting Included in the package are:
A) Illuminator Polariscope™ with Interference Figure Sphere Operates on 120 volt only
B) Hand-Held Diffraction Grating Spectroscope
C) Calcite Dichroscope
D) GIA PresentationScope™ with 10x & 30x magnification
E) Duplex II Refractometer™ with Polarizing Filter and Refractive Index Liquid
F) Refractometer LED Lamp
*A 10 power corrected loupe may be used in lieu of a microscope to complete the gem identification portion of GIA's gemology curriculum.
**Instruments are offered at a special price for the purchase of one set while enrolled at GIA. Enter coupon code INSTSTUD at checkout.
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