Diamond Museum Amsterdam

October 2, 2009 | No Comments

The Diamond Museum is a modern museum about all the aspects of diamond en the origin of the diamond industry in Amsterdam, who started already in 1586. Four centuries of craftsmanship and a successful industry took care for the fame of Amsterdam as a diamond trade centre world-wide. Many famous diamonds were cut in Amsterdam; The Cullinan & The Koh-I-Noor and don’t forget the beautiful and special cut;  The Assher-cut.

The temporary exhibition is about crowns, symbol of Royal power, with several replicas. For more information please take a look at www.diamantmuseumamsterdam.nl

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Margriet Sopers

Margriet Sopers, FGA

Having a diploma in jewellery, FGA and a propaedeutic of the Academy of Art followed-up by interesting years as a jewellery expert at Sotheby's & Gemeentelijke Krediet Bank, as well as being a member for years of the Society of Jewellery Historians, I am glad to share with you today's world of jewellery.

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