For four hundred yearsAmsterdamhas been known across the globe as the ‘City ofDiamonds’. In fact the brilliant cut, which originated inAmsterdam, is also known as the ‘Amsterdamcut’. If you want to find out everything there is to know about carats, colors, clarity and cuts and learn some of the history of thisAmsterdamcraft at the same time, join one of the free guided tours held seven days a week at Gassan Diamonds. This family business is situated in a historical factory in the Nieuwe Uilenburgerstraat. Diamonds have been cut and polished here since 1879. Recently Gassan designed a new cut with no fewer than 121 facets instead of the usual 57! You can see the diamond-cutters and goldsmiths at work during the tour.
Details and opening hours
+ 31 (0) 20 622 53 33
10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Wheelchair access throughout the building