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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|

Gold and Creative Exploration

Does gold have celestial origins? Two scientists put forward the theory that gold was introduced to the Earth when a meteor collided with our planet. Gold certainly does inspire celestial imagery when you see it glimmer in sunlight. Gold has a rich history of wars being waged over [...]

2014-08-26T12:28:11+02:00April 3rd, 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 [...]

2014-10-30T16:23:09+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, [...]

2014-08-26T12:30:46+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 [...]

2014-08-26T12:31:38+02:00December 5th, 2012|Blog, Trivia|

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