We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shimansky Jewellers

Open Now: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Incredible service & a magical moment

After nine years of dating my, now fiance I decided to take the leap and start looking for a ring... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GrantKench
,
Cape Town Central, South Africa
via mobile
Interesting tour

We had a lovely tour with Tarryn at the Cape Town Diamond Museum. She was so friendly and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nonpa
,
Canberra, Australia
via mobile
Read all 166 reviews
23
All photos (23)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“diamond museum”(20 reviews)
“diamond ring”(6 reviews)
About
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...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
Clock Tower, Waterfront, South Arm Road | Level 1 The Clock Tower Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
Website
+27 21 421 2788
Call
Reviews (166)
Filter reviews
154 results
Traveller rating
130
16
4
2
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
130
16
4
2
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsdiamond museumdiamond ringbeautiful ringdiamond industrydiamond cuttingclock towerbeautiful piecesfantastic hostessbeautiful diamondsvery interesting toursouth africasmall museumfor salean amazing experiencerobben islandshowroomshop
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 154 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After nine years of dating my, now fiance I decided to take the leap and start looking for a ring for that magical moment. Naturally Shimansky was top of the list as I have only heard amazing things and so, this was my first (and...More

Thank GrantKench
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear GrantKench, congratulations on your engagement and thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are honoured to be part of your journey together and delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Shimansky. Kind regards, The Shimansky Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely tour with Tarryn at the Cape Town Diamond Museum. She was so friendly and informative and the diamonds were to die for. Especially the My Girl collection. One can but dream......

Thank Nonpa
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Nonpa, thank you for your recent visit and for sharing your experience. We are delighted that you found the tour to be interesting and hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, The Shimansky Team

Reviewed 3 August 2018

Thank you ! it's a pleasure to meet your professional staff again. The Rockwell venue is totally razzle-dazzle! A delight!More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank SueAlison
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear SueAlison, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. It was our pleasure to host you at Shimansky. We are so pleased to hear the guides made your experience one to remember and we look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

very interesting tour and especially the history of diamond mining was very well explained. Also very inspiring and fun.More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank Kerstin G
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear Kerstin G, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're delighted that you found the diamond tour informative and it certainly was our pleasure to host you on the tour. We look forward to welcoming you to a...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

I visited the store to look for a potential ring for my partner. I was blown away by the service I received and patience that the sales lady had with me. She was extremely knowledgeable and answered all of my questions. I bought a great...More

1  Thank SanchiaF7
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear Sanchia F, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're delighted that your consultant made your experience one to remember and that she was able to assist you in finding the perfect diamond ring. Congratulations on your purchase...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We happened by the Shimansky Jewellers as we were touring around the V&A Waterfront. We looked at the diamond rings in the front counters and were told that there was a larger show room in the back if we were interested. Of course we said...More

Thank Alan L
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear Alan L, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're delighted that Maxine made your experience one to remember and that she was able to assist you in finding the perfect memory of your trip to South Africa....More

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Schimansky with our tour group . First we went thru the museum to learn a little about the history of diamonds in Africa - very interesting!!! We are then given a glass of wine at a welcome reception and then off to...More

Thank suze39_39
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Dear suze39_39, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're delighted that the consultants made your experience one to remember and that they were able to assist you in finding the diamond necklace. Congratulations on your purchase and we...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

On a recent tour of South Africa, a tour of the Shimansky Diamond showroom was included. It was so interesting to hear the history of diamonds and the role South Africa has played. Of course, the diamonds and tanzanite jewelry were stunning! I came home...More

Thank carolzupancic
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Dear carolzupancic, thank you for your recent visit to Shimansky. We are very pleased to hear your guide made your experience an unforgettable one and that they were able to assist you in finding the perfect jewellery piece. We trust you will enjoy wearing your...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

Our mornning boat trip to Robben Island was cancelled due to strong winds and rain. We had nothing to do in the wet V&A Waterfront. My husband and I went to a kiosk with brochures of things to do. We found a pamphlet about a...More

Thank Shay B
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Dear Mr and Mrs. Ballard, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're delighted that you found the diamond experience tour educational and that David made your experience a memorable one. It certainly was our pleasure to host you...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

After the flight our driver brought us to this jeweller, because we arrived too early for the hotel. An amazing experience with the possibility of seeing the diamond cutting process and how they are encapsulated in a ring. All the procedure is well explained. Great...More

Thank Simone D
ShimanskyTeam, Manager at Shimansky Jewellers, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Dear Simone D, thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We're delighted that you found the diamond tour informative and it certainly was our pleasure to host you on the tour. We look forward to welcoming you to a...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 114 hotels in Cape Town Central
The Silo Hotel
157 reviews
.16 km away
Victoria & Alfred Hotel
1,717 reviews
.26 km away
Cape Grace
2,282 reviews
.30 km away
Mountain Marina
31 reviews
.37 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,257 restaurants in Cape Town Central
V&A Food Market
1,104 reviews
.31 km away
Signal Restaurant Waterfront
536 reviews
.29 km away
Ginja
210 reviews
.26 km away
Den Anker
2,436 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 737 attractions in Cape Town Central
Zeitz MOCAA
472 reviews
.14 km away
Cape Town Diamond Museum
420 reviews
.02 km away
The Cape Wheel
862 reviews
.31 km away
Chavonnes Battery Museum
94 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Angela M
11 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from YairS97 | Property representative |
Hi Angela, Shimansky buy the uncut diamonds direct from the mines and polish on sight, the quality is great with a very good selection and prices, definitely worth the visit and experiencing the Diamond Museum at the... More
1
Vote