Gem & Diamond Workers

Fabricate, finish, or evaluate the quality of gems and diamonds used in jewelry or industrial tools.
Also called: Diamond Cutter, Diamond Setter, Gemologist, Lapidarist


  • customer service
  • sales and marketing
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics


    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


    Hand and Finger Use
  • put together small parts with your fingers
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • group things in different ways


Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Persistence
  • Independence
  • Cooperation


    Computer aided design CAD software
  • GemCad
  • Jewelry design software
    Accounting software
  • Business accounting software
    Analytical or scientific software
  • Spectrophotometer analysis software


    high school diploma/GED
    bachelor's degree

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