The Amsterdam Diamond Museum takes you on a journey that began 3 billion years ago, 200 kilometeres under the surface of the earth, and which ends in the ring on your finger or in the pendant around your neck. A fascinating story that should not be missed.
Along the way you will penetrate as far as the carbon atom, meet the specialists who transform a rough stone into a sparkling jewel, be surroundes by many famous glittering diamonds and see the smallest brilliant diamond in the world with a microscope. You can learn about Amsterdam - City of Diamonds, centre of diamond processing and trade for more than four centuries, distinguish between a real and an imitation diamond for yourself an finally, enter the largest diamond in which stars from around the world encircle you.
In addition to the permanent collection Brilliant Beaties, there is a temporary exhibition devoted to the crown, the symbol of royal power and the worldly glory. You will see exemples from around the world and from all ages.