JA GIA discounts Jewelers of America members save 10% on Distance Education courses and Lab classes at the Gemological Institute of America. GIA offers courses and Lab classes in diamonds, colored stones, pearls, and jewelry manufacturing arts. Register today and take advantage of this special JA/GIA agreement.
Achieve your goals faster with GIA Distance Education
GIA Distance Education gemology courses are delivered 100% online through GIA eLearning. Complete your coursework in a fun and engaging online learning environment. You can study from anywhere in the world and at any time of the day, learning faster and retaining more. You can submit all of your assignments online, by email, or fax, and you can contact your personal Distance Education instructor anytime you have a question.

Lab classes complement your Distance Education eLearning courses and provide the hands-on training you need to be successful across the global jewelry industry. Lab classes may be completed at GIA campuses in Carlsbad or New York.

Available Courses:

Distance Education eLearning Courses
Save 10% on these courses:
  • Diamond Essentials
  • Colored Stone Essentials
  • Jewelry Essentials
  • Diamonds & Diamond Grading
  • Colored Stones
  • Gem Identification
  • Pearls

Lab Classes
Save 10% on a variety of grading, identification, repair, design and bench courses including:
  • Colored Stone Grading
  • Diamond Grading
  • Gem Identification
  • Pearl Grading
  • Basic Repair and Setting
  • Intermediate Repair and Setting
  • Advanced Stone Setting
  • Casting
  • Mold Making


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You also save 10% on books related to your course.