IGI School of Gemology had its first batch of Iranian students graduate in the diamond as well as colored stone program on October 21, 2019. These students, led by Amir Kazem Kefayati of Iran attended a ten-day program which gave them a broader picture of the international gem and jewelry market as well as a closer look at the Indian industry. IGI has been conducting specialized programs for students from Iran, giving them an insight about varied diamonds and colored stones as well as the trade in general.

An IGI graduate himself, Kefayati, being the spokesperson for IGI in Iran has been in awe of the dynamic gem and jewelry industry in India. “The Indian industry is so vibrant and enterprising. These students from Iran wanted to experience and learn from the practical working of the industry and we are grateful to team IGI for an amazing experience and the unparalleled learnings,” said Kefayati.

IGI has been curating programs for students across the world, giving them a perspective of the practical functioning of the gem and jewelry industry. “At IGI School of Gemology, we believe in the philosophy of continuing education with adequate industrial exposure. All the programs curated for our students are synchronized with the latest developments in order to maximize their learning in every aspect,” said Tehmasp Printer, MD- IGI.

Iran being a market high on potential, has sensed the need for quality education and exposure. The students who attended the program are professionally qualified and belong to the industry in Tehran. “We are extremely happy with the course content. The instructors at IGI were very helpful, extending their support throughout with the curriculum. The program has truly helped us evolve and recognize the prospects that one could work towards in the industry,” said Dr. Mariyam Gholizadeh of the colored stone program.

Pioneers in the field of gemological education, IGI has been regarded as the epitome of world class curriculum and teaching. To know more about IGI School of Gemology and its unique range of coursework, visit us at www.igi.org or connect with us at 022 49736065 or 18001028610 toll free.