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Shimansky Jewellers

Clock Tower, Waterfront, South Arm Road | Level 1 The Clock Tower Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 2788
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The history was fascinating!!

I don't need to buy my jewelry here, but I found the history enthralling!! Our guide had her... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jean Ann F
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Mukilteo, Washington, United States
Don't take the wife!

We realise soon after arrival it maybe a selling tour, however the hard sell never materialises... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John P
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Warlingham, United Kingdom
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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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  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Clock Tower, Waterfront, South Arm Road | Level 1 The Clock Tower Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 421 2788

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't need to buy my jewelry here, but I found the history enthralling!! Our guide had her biggest sales day the day before with a sheikhs trying to go under cover.

Thank Jean Ann F
Reviewed 4 days ago

We realise soon after arrival it maybe a selling tour, however the hard sell never materialises. Instead a charming young lady with five years of exams behind her walks us effortlessly through a lovely educational and vibrant tour of the museum, a real feast for...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought a piece of jewellery in Shimansky's recently. It was a most pleasant experience due to the expertise and care we received. Thank you Maxine.

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

the lady who helped us was very friendly and knowledgeable about the product. A pleasure to deal with.

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear richardpN162VK, 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

Reviewed 7 June 2017

I did a little research on jewelry stores specializing in diamonds and tanzanite before travelling to Cape Town. I wanted to buy my wife something nice for Mother's Day and found something she really liked at Shimansky's. The representative was very knowledgeable and helpful. Thanks.

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Thank John P
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Dear John P, thank you for your recent visit to Shimansky. We're pleased that you enjoyed the experience and assistance from our team. We trust your wife will enjoy wearing her Shimansky jewellery piece for many years to come. Kind regards The Shimansky Team

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I was skeptical to visit the 'Diamond Museum' assuming that it would be a tourist trap. While it is located in a jewelry showroom, Ryan was so engaging that we spent an hour there. He informed us of the history of diamond mining in SA,...More

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Dear Cathywatt2, thank you for your recent visit to the Shimansky and for sharing your experience. We're delighted that you enjoyed our Diamond Experience Tour and gained valuable insight into the world of diamonds. We do hope to welcome you back to one of our...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

Happy to sell you items. Went to get vat refund at the airport and the bill didn't quote their VAT number. Pretty basic for what sells itself as high end, but hey, sometimes things happen. Not a problem if they correct it. After three and...More

Thank graham w
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear Graham W, please accept our sincere apologies for technical error we experienced with our point-of-sale system earlier in the year. The technical glitch caused the VAT number to trail off the invoice and as a result we understand you have been unsuccessful in claiming...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

The Shimansky diamond museum is a rare one-off, a museum attached to a diamond workshop, the only diamond workshop in South Africa as all other SA diamonds are sent to Amsterdam for cutting and polishing. We were shown around by Ryan our guide who took...More

Thank larazet
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Dear Larazet, thank you for your recent visit to the Shimansky and for sharing your experience. We're delighted that you enjoyed our Diamond Experience Tour and gained valuable insight into the world of diamonds. We do hope to welcome you back to one of our...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Associate who assisted us was very professional and caring. We never felt rushed or pushed. Excellent service. My wife loves her floating diamond. Many thanks to you all.

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Thank George H
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Dear George H, thank you for your recent visit to Shimansky. We're pleased that you enjoyed the experience and assistance from our team. We trust your wife will enjoy wearing her pendant for many years to come. Kind regards The Shimansky Team

Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is the place to buy diamonds! My friend and I were on a tour and went through this store and their diamond tour. It was very interesting. We then got a salespersons card and went back to shop after lunch. Everything was wonderful. We...More

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ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Dear Lorrie B, thank you for your review and for visiting Shimansky. We're delighted that you and your friend enjoyed our Diamond Experience Tour. It certainly was our pleasure to share our passion and knowledge on the world of diamonds with you. We look forward...More

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