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GIA Lab Classes

In recognition of its shared history with the American Gem Society (AGS) and as a part of its mission, the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) will sponsor the following hands-on laboratory classes at  AGS headquarters in Las Vegas, NV.  To apply to participate, scroll down to complete the application form. Please note that applying to attend does not guarantee enrollment, and participation will be confirmed per the listed deadlines.

Monday, October 9, 2023 – Friday, October 13, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST) each day

Monday, October 16, 2023 – Friday, October 20, 2023
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST) each day

To apply, please complete the application below by August 25, 2023. You will be notified of the status of your application by September 8, 2023. Please note that applying does not guarantee your enrollment in the class, and you are not officially enrolled until you receive confirmation from AGS by email. 

If you have any questions regarding prerequisite education for the labs, please contact GIA prior to applying.

Questions? Contact Wade Abel, CG, Director of Gemology, at [email protected] or 702.560.6621.