Our Meetings

Tuesday, 26th March, 2019

7.00 for 7.30pm. at the Eric Liddell Centre

Miranda Wells

The History of Diamond Cutting and the Development of the Modern Round Brilliant

Miranda Wells FGA, DGA has enjoyed a varied career in the jewellery industry. During this time she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge in the buying and selling of coloured stones and diamonds, in addition to jewellery design and manufacturing. During her own education in gemmology, Miranda received five awards for the quality of her work, all of which she now carries through to her teaching of others.

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Currently, she is the Head of Gemmology at Birmingham City University, and Associate Head of the BCU School of Jewellery. At BCU, she successfully developed the unique BSc (Hons) Gemmology and Jewellery Studies degree programme, which has now been running for four years.

In addition to the degree programme, the department also offers the opportunity for postgraduate study, plus a full range of Gem-A qualifications which are taught on a part-time basis.


We are continuing to hold our Monthly Meetings at the Eric Liddell Centre, located on the southside of Edinburgh at: 

Map:  15 Morningside Rd, Edinburgh EH10 4DP. 

It is just past the junction of Bruntsfield Place, Colinton Road and Morningside Road.  Evening parking in this area usually presents no problems and the Centre is served by Lothian buses services 5, 11, 16, 23, 45.

If you would like to join us afterwards just for a coffee, a drink or something to eat, we will have a table booked at the nearby Cafe Grande.

 



Our Whitby and Castleton Trip

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