Pearls are one of nature’s most intriguing and captivating gems. Their composition as well as the process by which they come to exist are unique. Understanding how to grade and value pearls based on their type, shape, color, luster and surface quality takes years of learning and practice.
The CPAA (Cultured Pearl Association of America) has put together a very comprehensive and interesting pearl grading online course. It is geared towards people that are mostly new to pearls and wish to gain a deeper understanding but at the same time the course can teach a thing or two to the most experiences pearl specialists. Canadian Gem has partnered with the CPAA to offer this course that is normally 599 USD free of charge until December 2017! Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information if you are interested.