DIAMOND’S DIRECT FROM THE SOURCE
The journey of a Shimansky diamond begins with an uncut stone sourced direct from the mine. Carefully selected, each diamond is cut and polished to perfection. Trusted since 1991, Shimansky is respected world-wide for quality diamonds at great value. Situated in the Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa’s primary tourist destination less than five minutes from the city centre.
Explore the fascinating world of diamonds on a personally guided diamond tour. Learn about the discovery of diamonds in South Africa which lead to the famous Kimberley Diamond Rush and view replicas of some of the world’s most famous diamonds including The Hope, The Taylor Burton and The Cullinan.
DIAMOND CUTTING AND POLISHING
Experience brilliance in the making. The art of shaping a diamond is a very precise and exact science. Witness the transformation of a rough diamond into a dazzling array of fire, brilliance and scintillation at the Shimansky Diamond Cutting and Polishing factory.
Cutting-edge design and superior artistry is achieved through modern laser technology and traditional handcraftsmanship by Africa’s very own Platinum Pioneers. Watch as unique and exceptional jewellery masterpieces take shape at the hands of our skilled jewellers.
Buy direct. Choose from the largest selection of quality GIA certified loose diamonds in South Africa, with hundreds of diamonds in stock, as well as exceptional diamond and tanzanite jewellery crafted in fine gold and platinum.
SHIMANSKY THE DIAMOND EXPERIENCE OFFERS
• Free entry to the Cape Town Diamond Museum.
• Large selection of loose certified diamonds.
• Buy South African diamonds direct.
• Sought-after signature diamond and tanzanite collections.
• Luxurious environment and service to match.
Open 7 days a week from 9am – 9pm.