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Jewel Africa

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“Perfect place to find diamonds & tanzanites”
29 Jul 2018
“Sparse selection and poor service”
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170 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 82 649 4649
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The jewelry is very interesting, with a large variety of diamonds or tanzanites. The service was really good. They speak many languages and they are really patients. You can take your time !!

1  Thank claraaaaa5
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The free tour about the Diamond mining process is quite short. They have nice product but it seemed like the staff were unwilling to help our group, despite multiple parties being interested in purchasing. Not only was staff hard to track down, their selection was...More

2  Thank F S
F1950JXmattheww, Owner at Jewel Africa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi F S. I'm very sorry to hear that you were not completely thrilled with your trip to Jewel Africa, but we appreciate you letting us know your thoughts and allowing us the opportunity to the address the points you have raised. Since your review,...More

Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of the stops on the Red City Tour Bus and it was on of the best. There is a free tour and speech about how diamonds are made and every step of the process, this is very interesting to hear.

3  Thank travcaine
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our guide took us here after a rainy wine tasting day. Probably best not to go after several glasses of wine but we totally enjoyed our shopping spree. The sales people were knowledgable and seemed to enjoy their jobs, which was sharing beautiful jewelry with...More

2  Thank islandgirl_bg_fl
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had a great presentation through the entire process of how diamonds are made and then we browsed through the beautiful showcase!

2  Thank MsKiesha
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Good demonstration on how they shape diamonds , only for rich heavy pocket people, 😅 There is other gems to buy and silver

3  Thank Samah A
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Climb the stairs and enter a world of diamonds, tanzanite and other precious stones. Demonstration of polishing diamonds. Free coffee for partners while you shop.

1  Thank maizedaisy
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A jewelry shop close to Bo Kaap. You need to climb steps. We had a scheduled stop here and a demonstration about diamonds was arranged. The collection of Tanzanites is amazing but is very expensive when you convert INR to any other currency. The staff...More

1  Thank vidyapm
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This place offers a wide array of differently cut diamonds and tanzanites. If you are interested in jewelry, this is one place to try.

1  Thank Carmina E
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Went here based on recommendation from the hotel and from the Hop On and Hop Off tour-looking for a nice piece of jewelry. I ended up buying a pair of Tanzanite earrings and a pendant. I paid more than I wanted but it was more...More

3  Thank Sarc1
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