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Address: | Level 1 The Clock Tower Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Phone Number:
+27 21 421 2788
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Designer and manufacturer of exclusive platinum, diamond and tanzanite...

Designer and manufacturer of exclusive platinum, diamond and tanzanite jewellery, Shimansky is respected worldwide for superb quality, cutting edge design and superior workmanship. Clean and contemporary, unique and timeless - Shimansky’s designs are inspired by the special moments in people’s lives.

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Shimansky Jewellers Professionals

Friendly professional service of the highest level. No pressure tactics, trying on several different pieces of jewellry no problem and product knoweledge excellent.

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Blanche F
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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly professional service of the highest level. No pressure tactics, trying on several different pieces of jewellry no problem and product knoweledge excellent.

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Thank Blanche F
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear Blanche F, thank you for your visit to Shimansky and for sharing your experience. We're pleased that you enjoyed the experience and hope to welcome you back to any of our stores in the near future. Kind regards, The Shimansky Team More 

Toulouse, France
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127 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place, with very good welcoming. Nevertheless, diamonds were too expensive compared to competition and advises were quite limited.

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Thank Pierre R
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear Pierre R, thank you for your recent visit. We are pleased that you found it interesting and welcoming. As a fully vertically integrated jeweller (one of a select few in South Africa), we travel direct to South African mines and source diamonds in the rough (no middlemen). Each Shimansky diamond is hand-selected for its unique characteristics before it is... More 

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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I thought "how interesting can it really be" but was really amazed by the service, professionalism and how interesting and unique they make it. I recommend any one of any age to go view it, small price to pay for some interesting information. Our Guild Shaheema was amazingly professional and polite

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Thank Talitha M
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear Talitha M, thank you for your recent visit to Shimansky and for sharing your experience. We're pleased that you enjoyed the complimentary Diamond Experience Tour and that it exceeded your expectations. It is certainly our pleasure to share our fervor on the subject of diamonds with you. Kind regards, The Shimansky Team More 

Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had a personal tour with Ryan Engelbrecht. He was very entertaining and knowledgeable. There was absolutely no pressure to purchase at shop. Learned a lot about this unique cut of the diamond. Thank you Rayan. https://www.tripadvisor.co.za/ShowUserReviews-g312659-d2433250-r442207976-Shimansky_Jewellers-Cape_Town_Central_Western_Cape.html#

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear SGC881, thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Shimansky. We are delighted that you enjoyed the Diamond Experience Tour and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Shimansky Team More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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60 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

It's a place to visit if u have a special occasion and u re in Cape town. the shop and museum are located in the waterfront. U can see the jewelers working behind the window and u can see the best simone's of south africa being transferred to beautiful jewelry. If u re looking for a special piece or its... More 

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear Alena M, thank you for your review and for visiting Shimansky. We are delighted that you had an amazing experience and enjoyed the Diamond Experience Tour. We do hope to welcome you back to Shimansky in the near future. Kind regards, The Shimansky Team More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I worked in fine jewelry many years. And found diamond info to be well presented. And I even purchased a Tanzanite Ring.

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear Gail B, thank you for visiting Shimansky and for sharing your experience. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your visit with us and we trust your Tanzanite ring will serve as a fond reminder of your stay in Cape Town. Kind regards, The Shimansky Team More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My daughter and I visited Shimansky's as a part of our South Africa tour trip. We enjoyed the diamond museum tour and the selection of diamonds available in the showroom. It was our goal to purchase a keepsake while on our trip and I actually purchased a 30th birthday present for my daughter. Both the product and the service was... More 

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear Sneed9522, thank you for visiting Shimansky. We're pleased that you and your daughter enjoyed the Diamond Experience Tour. We do hope your daughter enjoys her Shimansky jewellery item for many years to come. May it serve as a great reminder of your visit to South Africa. Kind regards The Shimansky Team More 

Tehran, Iran
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We went there to have a tour on diamond museum. We wanted to buy a ring in Cape Town but was not sure about the quality and where to go. Hence we decided to get some info about diamond first before deciding on what to buy. We had a personal tour and Rayan who accompanied us during this visit was... More 

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear MR2045, thank you for visiting Shimansky and for sharing your experience. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our Diamond Experience Tour and felt equipped to make an informed decision purchasing diamonds. We trust that you will enjoy your Shimansky ring for many years to come. May it serve as a great reminder of your stay in Cape Town. Kind... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I had a very interesting tour and learnt about the production process behind Shimanskys. Kelly Richards the External Sales Executive gave a very professional and informative tour of the Shimansky Museum. I would like to recommend it as a worthwhile place to visit in the V&A Waterfront.

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear 753felixo, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed the Diamond Experience Tour given by Kelly. It certainly was our pleasure hosting you. We look forward to welcoming you back to Shimansky in the near future. Kind regards, The Shimansky Team More 

Columbus
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We had a lovely time with our guide, Heidy. It was great to see the different aspects of their process and learn the history. With all our comments and questions, the time went by fast and with much laughter.

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this review

Dear Missajo3, thank you for visiting Shimansky and for sharing your experience. We are thrilled that you found the Diamond Tour delightful and had fun with our diamond expert. We trust you gained valuable insight into the world of diamonds and its discovery in South Africa in 1867. We certainly hope to welcome you back to Shimansky in the near... More 

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