Gemstone Technology - Art, Crafts and Design

Study Gemstone Technology at LTU

Published: 22 April 2006

This program is aimed at those who want to work in the gemstone and jewelry industries. During two years of study you will blend theoretical coursework and practical experience. You will gain knowledge in gemstone science, geology, mineralogy, metal and stone working, grinding, and jewelry setting techniques, as well as business economics and entrepreneurship.

During your two years of study, you mix theoretical courses and practical. You may learn skills in gemstone, geology, mineralogy, metal and stone processing, grinding technology, bezel-and goldsmith techniques, economics and entrepreneurship.

After your two-year degree, you specialized you further through independent courses.

The training is provided in part by distance education.

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The training is mainly conducted in Lannavaara, Kiruna

The training in Gemstone Technology provided by Luleå University of Technology (LTU), but mainly conducted in Lannavaara, Kiruna.
The courses are led by academics from LTU, where the theoretical aspects in part can be read at a distance of at least one collection point in the catalog or Lannavaara. The practical sections of the education given by teachers in place in Lannavaara with many years experience in their field.

Most courses are also moments where the communication takes place via web-based teaching platforms. In Lannavaara is also a newly built study centers that provide the opportunity to send and receive education at a distance.

After the training, you also have the opportunity to take an internationally certified gemmologiexamen (gemstone learn).

Lannavaara is a small community located in the beautiful mountain countryside, close to Kiruna and close to nature with opportunities for geology studies. Companies in the industry are gathered in a house next to the training of knowledge.

There is also Kristallens stensliperi where the practical training is carried out.
Lannavaara is a small community located in the beautiful mountain countryside, close to Kiruna and close to nature with opportunities for geology studies. Companies in the industry are gathered in a house next to the training of knowledge.

In Lannavaara are comfortable, modern dorm room in close proximity to educational facilities.

The program is student aid eligibility.

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Contact

Christina Wanhainen

Jenny Söderström
Tel: 0981 310 60
e-post: jenny@kristallen.com