For 400 years Amsterdam has been known as the ‘city of diamonds’. Gassan Diamonds is a diamond cutting company that is situated in the city center. Gassan Diamonds was established after the Second World War by a Dutch-Jewish diamond broker named Samuel Gassan. Today, Gassan Diamonds still is a really renowned diamond broker.
Gassan Diamonds offers free tours that give you the possibility to look over the shoulder of a true diamond cutter. The tour guide will tell you all about the diamond cutting process. After the tour you can choose if you want to buy something from the large and extensive jewlery collection. In addition, you can handpick your own diamond that will be set on the spot. The tour takes 40 minutes and is available in more than 27 languages, 7 days a week.
Everything you always wanted to know about diamond cutting.