Shimansky, Cape Town Central

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Gift & Specialty Shop · Hidden Gem · Shopping
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. Planning Cape Town trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • My wife Moe wanted a table mountain ring, but the size was not available. However after a couple of days and phone calls the staff were able to find just the ring she was after, so happy days! I...  more »
  • The guide, Stella di Mare, was very kind. In an explanation full of details, she told us about the history and science of diamonds. Very interesting!  more »

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