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AIGS, China to boost cooperation in gem education

14 March 2019


Representatives of the Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences and the Guangdong Gemstones & Precious Metals Testing Center in Guangdong, China

 

Thailand-based Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) is planning to strengthen its cooperation with Chinese institutions in the area of gemmological education.

AIGS Chairman Kennedy Ho recently met with Shunyu Hou, president of Guangdong Gemstones & Precious Metals Testing Center, and they agreed to collaborate on educational projects and gemstone testing.

Ho further remarked, “AIGS plans to roll out many educational activities in China. The expertise that we have at AIGS can be of vital assistance to the development of the gem trade in China and achieving the highest quality standards.”

The AIGS School in Bangkok offers a variety of gemmological courses prepared by qualified industry professionals, according to the gem lab.