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Brown Diamonds

Are you a lover of all things sophisticated, elegant and rare? How about the finest cognac or champagne? One of the most famous champagne diamonds is the Golden Pelican. It is a 69.93-carat, Fancy Champagne colored, Rectangular Emerald-cut diamond originally mined in South Africa. The stone was auctioned [...]

2019-12-03T13:58:46+02:00September 12th, 2017|Blog|

PRINS & PRINS DIAMONDS MUSEUM OF GEMS AND JEWELLERY

  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|

PLATAFRICA AWARDS 2012 – Prins & Prins Diamonds Jewellery Design & 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 [...]

2014-10-20T16:28:24+02:00May 20th, 2014|Diamonds, Trivia|

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|

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