Shimansky, Cape Town Central

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See the sparkle at Shimansky, the main store and museum of the designers and manufacturers of fine jewelry. Gain an understanding of the story behind each diamond as you walk through the halls of the museum, where information panels, multimedia presentations, and displayed artifacts detail the formation, mining, and crafting of these precious gems into jewelry, clothes, and ornaments. Stop in the store after your tour to see some of the ready-to-wear designs, or have a chat with the expert staff if you're looking for something personalized. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cape Town trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Very interesting guided tour through the history of diamonds in the Rockwell, Green Point. Then studs at a good price great back, I love you and I'd like more of it. Thanks for the good advice.
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  • After a visit last week. It is a very small museum with a personal guided tour. A smaller museum than I expected. Clean rooms but if you like the history of diamonds you maybe like it.  more »
  • The exhibition is connected to a jewelry store. The lead - in our case by Tarryn - was entertaining and informative. Who would like to learn about the biggest diamonds which 'big hole world' in Kimberley, is right here. Appointment required!
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