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City of Diamonds

City of Diamonds

For more than 400 years Amsterdam has been the 'City of Diamonds'. A visit to Amsterdam is not complete without a diamond experience. Every day in the historic and beautiful heart of Amsterdam, rough diamonds are transformed into dazzling jewels. And you can experience the sensation of diamond cutting first-hand and view every stage of the process. Step into the exciting world of more than four centuries of craftsmanship and tradition. It is sure to be an unforgettable experience.


Gassan Diamonds
Gassan Diamonds is the historical diamond polishing factory of Amsterdam. Experience the craftsmanship of the diamond polishers, while multilingual staff presents the dazzling world of diamonds. An extensive collection of loose and set polished diamonds and jewels can be purchased at Gassan Diamonds.


Coster Diamonds
About 340.000 visitors come to see Coster Diamonds craftsmen at work every year. During free-guided tours, which are available in more than 25 languages, the process of cutting and polishing a diamond is explained in detail by an efficient and accommodating staff.


Amsterdam Diamond Center
Cutting and grinding in the heart of the city, Amsterdam Diamond Center is the official diamond supplier for more than 35 luxurious watch brands such as Rolex, Blancpain, Breguet, Baume & Mercier, Cartier, Chopard, Gucci, Chanel, Jaeger leCoultre, Omega, Tag Heuer, Vacheron Constantin, Piaget, Philip Stein and many more. Jewellery is sold here too, as is a large selection of loose diamonds.


Diamond Museum Amsterdam
Want to know more about diamonds? In a villa specially renovated for this purpose on the Museumplein, the Diamant Museum Amsterdam was founded. The exhibition rooms are located on the first and second floors of the building. Using ten themes, the museum’s permanent exhibition Brilliant Beauties takes the visitor along on a journey through the history of the diamond. Regularly-changing expositions will be on view on the second floor.




Gassan Diamonds
Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat 173-175
1011 LN Amsterdam


+31 (0)20 6225333