Equipment

Education

Polish your knowledge, build your skills

Scroll

With more than forty years of experience, HRD Antwerp is the reference for education. Professional diamond graders, sorters and gemmologists from all over the world attend our international course programme. We offer courses in diamond grading, gemmology of coloured stones, sorting of rough and polished diamonds, jewellery design and sales. In addition, we create tailor-made programmes for companies and organisations, run professional workshops worldwide and offer individual coaching. 

If you have any questions concerning our courses, don't hesitate to contact us, we're happy to help!


HRD Antwerp Education Department
Tel.: +32 3 222 07 01
education@hrdantwerp.com

HRD Antwerp courses

Polished Diamond Courses

Learn how to grade diamonds in the diamond capital of the world. Our highly experienced lecturers will guide you through the fascinating world of diamonds. You will study the 4 C’s Carat, Colour, Clarity and Cut.


More info
Rough Diamond Courses

This course learns you how to sort a pile of rough diamonds into different categories according to various criteria such as size, colour, clarity and morphology. The course focusses on practice with a sound theoretical background. 


More info
Workshops

Would you like to know more about fancy coloured diamonds, diamond treatments or lab-grown diamonds? HRD Antwerp offers workshops designed to introduce you into the fascinating world of diamonds and gemstones.


More info
Gemmology Courses

During these courses you’ll investigate the properties of diamonds and gemstones using specialized tools and learn how to distinguish synthetic from natural gemstones (ruby, sapphire, emerald and more).


More info
Diamond Jewellery Design Courses

This course will learn you how to translate creative ideas into contemporary jewellery designs using different illustration techniques. You’ll also learn about the use of diamonds in jewellery and the different methods of diamond setting. 


More info
Diamond Jewellery Sales Courses

This two-day course will help you gain confidence in sales through case studies, while creative exercises and role playing will guide you on your way to putting theory into practice.


More info
Diamond Polishing Courses

Antwerp has the best diamond polishers in the world, so what better place to learn how to master the craft than in Antwerp? During this six-week course you will learn how to polish diamonds like a pro.


More info
Pearl Courses

During this course, students learn how pearls are formed, which types of pearls we distinguish, how the quality of pearls is defined, and how we set their value. In addition, they learn how to set pearls in jewellery.


More info

Graduates Club

Invest in your future

Since its founding, HRD Antwerp strives to keep its alumni close, informed, and involved through its HRD Antwerp Graduates Club. With more than 20,000 graduates worldwide, the graduates club sponsors a wide variety of programs to serve and support students. The graduates club provides networking and professional development through lectures, workshops, social and friendship activities.

Dr. Katrien De Corte
Chief Education Officer

+

Events

  • 01 Jan

The benefits of an HRD Antwerp Graduates Club membership

  • Your membership is free of charge for the first year following your graduation to an HRD Antwerp course
  • You receive a personalised membership card
  • You receive invitations to all HRD Antwerp networking events
  • You get a 10% reduction on HRD Antwerp courses
  • You get a 5% reduction on HRD Antwerp microscopes and D-Screens
  • You get the latest news on HRD Antwerp via our newsletter

Your course memories

Select Course Category
All Categories
Polished Diamond Courses
Rough Diamond Courses
Workshops
Gemmology Courses
Diamond Jewellery Design Courses
Diamond Jewellery Sales Courses
Diamond Polishing Courses
Pearl Courses
Events
Select Year
All
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
1970
MY HRD Antwerp
Check your grading report
Get your diamond graded
Contact
Menu