How to Choose a Diamond?
Saturday, 20 July 2019, 2.00PM
The Stage - Free Admission

As the creator of the 4Cs - color, cut, clarity and carat weight - GIA will present valuable information to provide the needed knowledge for your diamond purchase. Understanding the 4Cs in detail, you'll know the important facts behind your diamond, criteria for diamond grading and tips for taking care of your diamond jewelry for daily use. GIA will also update on the most current diamond market terminology. 

About the Speaker:
Thasanee Khanijou - Instructor, GIA

Thasanee graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Mahidol University International College (MUIC). She has earned the GIA Graduate Gemologist diploma (GG) and the Applied Jewelry Professional diploma (AJP). 

She joined GIA as an instructor in 2017 and teaches the gemology program. Her Bachelor of Science degree and strong scientific background has given her a well-rounded skillset to constantly expand her knowledge of gemology. She believes that gemology is an integration of both her interests: beauty and science. 

About GIA

Established in 1931, GIA protects the public through gemological research, education, impartial gem identification and grading services, and instrument development. The world's foremost authority in gemology, GIA sets the standard for determining the qualities of diamonds, colored gems and pearls. GIA created the 4Cs, the International Diamond Grading System™ and the 7 Pearl Value Factors™, providing all who buy or sell gemstones with a common language for describing quality. As an independent non-profit organisation, all of GIA's activities are governed by its mission to serve the public. 


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