Royal Experience - Private Tour in World's Oldest Diamond Polishing Factory

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Royal Coster Diamonds is the oldest diamond polishing factory in the world. Since 1840 Royals from all over the world came to Amsterdam to witness our craftsmanship. We’ve welcomed visitors like Empress Sisi, the Viceroy of China, King Rama V, Prince Napoleon and many more.  Today this Royal experience is within your reach. Visit our four monumental 17th century villa's and see how we create beauty that lasts for centuries. We give private guided tours during which we tell you about the history of precious stones and how Amsterdam became the City of Diamonds. You dive into our rich legacy that is filled with Royal Stories. Your guide explains how diamonds are created and polished while you see our polishers and goldsmiths up close. You can take a picture of yourself behind a real diamond polishing table and at the end of the tour, you receive a *sparkling* goody bag..

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Stop At: Royal Coster Diamonds

During the tour, your personal guide explains everything you want to know about the mystical world of diamonds. He or she will tell you about the origins of the diamonds and the process a diamond goes through. This diamond process takes millions of years. Learn how to evaluate a diamond with the 4 C's (carat, cut, clarity, color) of diamond valuation. There is so much more to know and appreciate about a diamond than just the sparkle. You will be surprised. Besides seeing amazing diamond jewelry and Europe's largest collection of unset diamonds, you will also see the Royal 201 diamond. This is Royal Coster's own patented diamond cut and known to be the best diamond in the world. A regular brilliant has 57 facets, while this unique diamond cut has no less than 201 facets. These extra facets cause to make the light reflect even more within the diamond. This creates a sparkling effect that is no match for any other diamond shape in the world.

Duration: 1 hour
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