Claire Mitchell, FGA DGA

Claire Mitchell is a senior Gemmology and Diamond instructor for Gem-A (The Gemmological Association of Great Britain) whose headquarters are in London's jewellery district of Hatton Garden.

Claire's passion and enthusiasm for gemstones, minerals and teaching gemmology has taken her on a fulfilling journey.  Entering into the UK jewellery trade in 1990, Claire joined Gem-A in 2004 as an instructor and in that time has ventured to the gemstone mines of  East Africa, Brazil, Madagascar and SriLanka.

Claire has taught gemmology lab classes and seminars around the world, including IJL (International Jewellery London), AGTA gem show Tucson and has written pieces for UK jewellery trade publications including Retail Jeweller and Jewellery Focus.

Tucson Conference - February 3, 2016

About the AGA Conference & Gala - Topic & Speaker Info

Conference check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Conference sessions from 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. Continental breakfast, light lunch & Gala ticket are included with the conference fee.

The evening will conclude with a festive dinner and awards ceremony, honoring this year's winner of the prestigious AGA Antonio C. Bonanno Award for Excellence in Gemology.

The Gala Champagne Reception is from 6:30 to 7:30 pm followed by the Gala Dinner Dance & Bonanno Award Ceremony from 7:30 to 11:00 p.m.

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