We offer a Cape Town jewelry shopping tour. South Africa is renowned for its production of high quality diamonds, gold and platinum. The strength of the the mining industry has undoubtedly contributed to the success of luxury jewelry business in Cape Town. A number of high quality jewelry stores are located inside or within easy reach of the V&A Waterfront. Our local drivers can provide you with a customised jewelry shopping tour so that you can browse at your leisure. We recommend visits to the jewellery destinations listed below.
Watch highly skilled diamond cutters transform rough diamonds into beautiful gemstones. Discover the history of diamonds during your tour of the Cape Town Diamond Museum. The store specialises in gold, platinum and diamond jewelry, including engagement rings and ‘his and hers’ matching wedding rings. Every Shimansky diamond sold is accompanied by a certificate of ethical compliance.
Tanzanite International is the only Tanzanite dedicated store in the World. The Tanzanite gem stone is a uniquely African blue-violet stone that is many times rarer than diamond. All of the World’s naturally formed Tanzanite comes from a small strip of land in the Mererani Hills close to near Mount Kilimanjaro in Northern Tanzania.
Watch skilled craftsmen create elegant jewelry. The full tour at Afrogem includes a complimentary refreshment, an informative factory tour and a visit to the showroom. For visitors looking for a unique piece of jewelry, Afrogem can create custom-made jewelry within 24-36 hours.
Jewel Africa has a world-class jewellery showroom, specialising in diamonds, Tanzanite and engagement rings. You can take a personal diamond tour with a master diamond cutter. Personally commissioned jewelry designs can by ready for collection within 24 hours. The store contains African emporium selling a variety of collectable African artefacts and mementos.
We will collect you from your hotel at the start of the jewellery shopping tour and drop you off back at the hotel at the end of the tour.
The price of R250 is for a short tour focusing on shops and museums close to V&A Waterfront. We also offer a half-day Jewelry Tour from R900 and a full day tour from R1 600. We accept South African rand and all major currencies (including EUR, GBP, USD). There are no deposits, advanced payments or booking fees required – simply pay the driver at the end of the tour.