Shimansky, Cape Town Central

4.5
#7 of 155 in Shopping in Cape Town
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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  • Many thanks to Jessica, who has put a lot of effort into bringing us closer to the history of the diamond! Jessica also advised her on buying a piece of jewellery! We felt comfortable around! No intrusiveness!
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  • We were very lucky to have a visit with Nadya who is very knowledgeable and passionate about her job. The visit is so fascinating and I highly recommend it.  more »
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