Vincent Barbero, the assistant manager of Jensen Jewelers in Rimrock Mall, has completed a course through the Diamond Council of America of Nashville, Tenn., and has earned the designation of Certified Diamontologist. This is a 21-lesson course on diamonds including the 4 Cs (color, clarity, cutting and carat weight), diamond treatments, synthetic diamonds and facts about diamond jewelry. It also presents information on where diamonds come from, how they're mined and processed, how they're cut and how they come to market. This program focuses on customer service and professionalism in the retail jewelry business.
Barbero now a certified diamontologist
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