Antwerp Loves Diamonds
Antwerp is the world’s diamond trade capital. Did you know that every diamond in the world passes through Antwerp at least once? There are many sides to the success story of Antwerp’s diamond industry, going back centuries with tales of volcanoes, royal dynasties, adventurers, Hollywood celebrities, science, religion, technology and art… But where to start?
This free app, an initiative of the city of Antwerp, combines practical, reliable and clear advice with a treasure trove of information five centuries deep. You decide just how deep down you’d like to dig.
*Tips to purchase the perfect diamond
*Overview map of Antwerp’s Most Brilliant: the most qualitative and trustworthy jewelers in the city
*Overview of historic and current sights in Antwerp
*Follow the route of a diamond, from the mine to the finger
*Treat yourself to surprising diamond trivia
*Who does what in the diamond industry?
*Discover the rich multicultural aspects typical to the diamond trade
*Make your own list of favorite places, stores, etc.
For more information, visit www.visitantwerpen.be