educational Videos


The videos in this section can help you add interest and “entertainment value” to classes that incorporate DCA courses. The selection will keep growing and changing over time, so check back periodically.

If you have suggestions for new additions, please contact DCA Education Supervisor Kristen Scheetz at:

Phone: (615) 385-5301
Toll Free: (877) 283-5669
Email: kristen@diamondcouncil.org

Film Reel Background

Gem Cutting


Gem Cutting, Good vs Bad; John Dyer
Gem Cutting, Video Tutorials; John Dyer

Gems and Jewelry


Gems and Jewelry, Tanzanite Necklace; Joel Reeves; Gem Shopping Network

Gems and Minerals


Gems and Minerals, Smithsonian Institution; Gemological Institute of America

Gem Mining and Trade


Gem Mining, Cambodia; Vincent Pardieu / Gemological Institute of America
Gem Mining and Trade, Madagascar; Steve Bennett and Angeline Davies / Gemporia
Gem Mining, Sri Lanka; Nick Hodgson, Karen Kean
Gem Mining, Tanzania (tanzanite); Bill and Will Larson; Pala International Inc.
Gem Mining, Tanzania (tanzanite); Emaneul "Kappie" Kapp / Team Young Blood
Gem Trade, Sri Lanka; Srilankan Sapphires Ltd

Jewelry Making


Jewelry Making; Rio Grande Jewelry Channel
Jewelry Making, Enameling Techniques (cloisonné); Ricky Frank / The Ganoskin Project
Jewelry Making, Enameling Techniques (sgraffito); Ricky Frank
Jewelry Making, Enameling Techniques (cloisonné); Lillian Jones / The Ganoskin Project