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Prins & Prins

66 Loop Street | Corner 66 Loop & Hout Streets, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 1090
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Excellent knowledgeable service

Stefan was an excellent guide through my wife's choices helping and accommodating small requests... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2018
Guediver
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Singapore, Singapore
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Wonderful swrvice

We were in Capetown for a long weekend and visited Prins and Prins to buy a ring to replace an old... read more

Reviewed January 16, 2018
Sal721
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Prins & Prins was founded in 1982, and has since grown into one of South Africa's premier private & family owned jewelers. Located in the authentically restored Huguenot House (circa 1752), a visit to us is more than just shopping, it is stepping back in time. While browsing our extensive and exquisite collections of diamonds, tanzanite and other gemstones, you are surrounded by original 18th century artwork showing the grandeur of this early Cape home.Enjoy a full bodied cappuccino or a glass of fine locally produced South African wine in our private courtyard, away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, while admiring your jewellery under our ancient grapevine and the African sun.From custom design, to individually hand crafted items from our very own on-site workshop, Prins & Prins offers a full service from beginning to end. Come visit the jeweler that helped set the standards for jewellery in Cape Town. Come experience our Passion for Perfection. Come and see the best that Cape Town has to offer in terms of diamonds, tanzanite, gems and jewellery.
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66 Loop Street | Corner 66 Loop & Hout Streets, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Stefan was an excellent guide through my wife's choices helping and accommodating small requests and changes in a tight time frame. A wonderful experience from a throughly professional company

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We were in Capetown for a long weekend and visited Prins and Prins to buy a ring to replace an old one as the stone had fallen out. The service was so warm and helpful and in a beautiful old building which made it special....More

Thank Sal721
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I am a tour guide and I often take my clients to the excellent museum that they have on the premises. The staff are always professional and very friendly. They take pride in their work and also show interest to each and every client that...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Hi, I went to South Africa 10 years ago. At that time I went to Prins & Prins to buy a small diamond. I was very impressed by warmyhfull of people and excellent service. One month ago, I decided to buy a solitaire diamond for...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

With a flyer in our hotel welcome pack we decided to visit even though the workshop was not operating as it was Saturday. Aydin showed us down to the museum cases and extensively explained the formation, source, discovery, mining and processing of precious stones and...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This Jeweler is situated in Loop street, in a historic house.There is a Diamond museum in the museum. The famous enough krugerrand dress made for Ms South Africa Annelie Kriel is on display at the museum. Service from the staff is very good.

Thank Mike_G6308
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I never thought having an engagement ring made could be this special - the people and ambiance at Prins & Prins are absolutely lovely, honest, and patient (and Leonard in particular!). They made the whole experience very personal and spent loads of time with us...More

Thank IreneTravel2014
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Lindsay and I have been working for months on a wedding ring for me. She was very patient and helped me through the entire process. The ring was affordable and was perfect!! Will come back for any other ring/jewelry customization. She gave us a full...More

Thank AdvturePioner
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I didn't go to Cape Town to buy a diamond. But when a friend suggested Prins & Prins I was curious. I'm glad I went. They have the most fabulous collection. And they are 100% fair and serious. I had a look at other options,...More

Thank andy m
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

After manny years we finally bought o We hesitated so long because we are lack of right knowledge. Information on internet is not enough. Diamond is EMOTION. In Prins and Prins we found understanding and the right information to make a responsible choice. We found...More

Thank Leopold v
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