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  Cape Town’s first Museum dedicated to Gems & Jewellery opens its doors   The Deputy Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Nielsen, recently opened South Africa’s first Museum of Gems & Jewellery in Cape Town in VIP style at an exclusive function, hosted by Prins & Prins Diamonds.  [...]

2019-12-03T14:01:24+02:00June 13th, 2014|Diamonds|

Sneak Preview: Glittering Masterpieces Celebrating Fynbos Jewels

What does Prins and Prins have to do with fynbos? Read further to find out more about a unique and exciting collection of exquisite fine jewellery. This year, June 2014 marks the end of Kirstenbosch botanical garden’s centenary. For 100 years, Kirstenbosch Gardens have loving grown and nurtured, [...]

2019-12-03T14:05:27+02:00May 9th, 2014|Blog, Diamonds|

PALLADIUM: Rarer than platinum – better than gold.

Palladium is a rare and lustrous silvery-white metal discovered in 1803 by William Hyde Wollaston. He named it after the asteroid Pallas (which was discovered in 1802 and named after the goddess Pallas Athena.) Palladium, platinum, rhodium, ruthenium, iridium and osmium form a group of elements referred to [...]

2020-09-09T16:37:19+02:00April 26th, 2013|Blog|

What makes South Africa Unique – part 3

Where did man originate from…. A question asked by so many. Well, apparently it’s right here in South Africa!!Only one of many things that makes South Africa UNIQUE!   The Sterkfontein Caves in Gauteng, is the site where the oldest human skeletal remains IN THE WORLD was found, [...]

2020-09-09T16:12:31+02:00April 26th, 2013|Blog, Trivia|

Unique Gem treasures from South Africa.

UNIQUE GEM TREASURES FROM SOUTH AFRICA Apart from diamonds, gold and platinum – the obvious big three South Africa has many gemstones found only here. One wonders how many locals are aware of this and why these unique treasures are not promoted with more pride to our overseas [...]

2020-09-09T15:44:56+02:00December 5th, 2012|Blog, Trivia|

What makes South Africa Unique – Part 2 (other than diamonds…)

In this 2nd post in our series of what makes South Africa unique, we will be looking at our Geography. With so many incredible attributes, it is difficult to name only a few, but one of the most special to us we want to mention 1st is: Table [...]

2020-09-09T16:20:27+02:00December 5th, 2012|Blog, Trivia|

PlatAfrica Awards 2012 – Prins & Prins Diamonds Jewellery Design and Manufacture

Prins & Prins Diamonds have always been commited to design and create masterly crafted diamond, tanzanite and gemstone jewellery. Realising how important it is to offer students/apprentices the oppurtunities to gain invaluable first hand experience in a working environment, we have been fortunate to work closely with the [...]

2020-09-09T15:41:07+02:00December 5th, 2012|Blog|

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