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The Rockwell Shimansky is a 10min walk from the V&A Waterfront. An unrivalled diamond experience, welcome to the largest jewellery showroom in Africa! Include a South African Gin, Whiskey or Wine pairing into your guests experience. Shimansky is partnered with top local gin and wine brands to offer our guests tastings for every Diamond Experience.

Shimansky Barman pouring luxury local Cape Town gins

The Rockwell Diamond Experience Tour

  • Appointment ONLY
  • Guided Tour
  • Factory, Showroom & Secret Room
  • Additional tours. Please enquire
  • Up to 40 pax
  • Operating hours : 10am - 6pm
Shimansky Rockwell Diamond Experience Tour Groups inside the Shimansky Jewellery Manufacturing Workshop

Workshop - Witness live jewellery manufacturing and experience the passion at the heart of every Shimansky creation.

Diamond Polishing - A hands-on experience where you get to transform a diamond – from rough to finish.

Showroom - Admire beautiful hand-crafted jewellery pieces while enjoying exquisite South African wine, gin, whisky and chocolate pairings.

Secret Room - Learn about the origin of diamonds, feel rough replicas and explore the history of one of South Africa’s most precious resources.

CEO Yair Shimansky talks to guests on the Shimansky Rockwell Diamond Experience

The experience

The Rockwell Diamond Tour (same as above) However offers the additional options and includes gin, whiskey or wine tasting at the bar, chocolate tasting and A – polish – A diamond experience.

This venue has bus parking and is by appointment ONLY, no walk ins will be permitted which allows your guests to enjoy a very private & exclusive experience.
The Rockwell tour is offered in various languages for your guests convenience.

Very high end, bespoke, intimate and special experience for your guests both FIT & groups up to 45ppl at a time & groups larger can also be separated accordingly to assist.

Sourced directly from South African mines, Shimansky diamonds are conflict-free and graded by international, independent diamond laboratories such as the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) or the European Gemological Laboratory (EGL). All Shimansky diamonds are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity which states the diamond’s details. If you find a particular diamond of interest, this certificate is shown and explained to you by a consultant before a purchase is made.

The Shimansky Rockwell Diamond Experience

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An unrivalled diamond experience, welcome to the largest jewellery showroom in Africa!