Gassan Diamonds, Amsterdam

Gassan Diamonds, Amsterdam

Gassan Diamonds occupies a large and imposing brick building dating from 1897. Before World War II, many local Jews worked as diamond cutters and polishers, but there’s little sign of the industry hereabouts today, this factory – once the largest diamond-polishing factory in the world and the first to use steam power – being the main exception. Free one-hours multi-language tours include a visit to the cutting and polishing areas, as well a gambol around Gassan’s glittering collection of watches, diamonds, and jewelry (you are unlikely to find much in the way of bargains, though).

Opening Hours:
Daily: 9am-5:30pm
Free admission, frequent tours

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Sight Name: Gassan Diamonds
Sight Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sight Type: Shopping
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