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Gemstone Talks

Educate, Motivate, Help and Inspire

Kim Rix is a gemmologist, qualified by the GIA (Gemological Institute of America) — the world’s leading authority on gemstones. She has travelled all over the world to acquire the information she will be sharing with you. 


As a guest speaker, she shares tales of her solo-travels, whilst researching and writing the Gemstone Detective book series.  


Throughout the presentation, Kim provides plenty of tips and advice on what to look for when you set off on your own adventure to buy gemstones and jewellery with confidence. 

Gem talks can be accompanied by a photographic powerpoint presentation and last for 60 minutes, followed by questions from the audience.



Gemstone Talks


Talks can include:


Talk 1 - Kim’s personal travelogues and experiences


Talk 2 - Finding your purpose


Talk 3 - Life as an author, solo traveller, gemmologist and photographer


Talk 4 - Buying gemstones around the world or specific country


Talk 5 – Birthstones

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Kim Rix has given Gemstone Talks to:

Gemmological Association of Great Britain (North-West branch Gem-A) - July 2021

Jewellery Industry Virtual Fair (JIVF) – 2020 and 2021

Kevin Green Wealth Event for Investors - February 2020

Gemological Institute of America (GIA), London – Alumni, November 2020

Globe Trotters Club, Covent Garden, London - July 2019

Scottish Gemmological Association (SGA), Edinburgh – November, 2019

SEEKd Fashion, London – November 2019

The Jewellery Cut Live, London - 2019 and 2020

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Elizabeth Bailey BA(Hons) MA FGA DGA

You were fantastic Kim! I loved that you made your gem travels so human and engaging with your personal tales and amazing photography! Those Opal shots were particularly fab!

Sophie Evans, FGA

It was a really interesting talk!


Thank you, it made me want to get out there and experience these places.

Rie Hamaguchi

It was an informative and valuable talk in which I gained good knowledge about precious stones.

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