Royal Coster Diamonds


On 24 September The Dylan Talks was all about Royal Coster Diamonds.

On that occasion Royal Coster Diamonds, the oldest diamond factory in the world, guided its guests through the rich history of Amsterdam as a city of diamonds.

The numerous guests heard all about the royal history of Royal Coster Diamonds and the legendary diamonds the company has cut throughout the ages. They heard how Amsterdam became the diamond capitol of the world in the 17th century and in what ways this was of great importance to the Netherlands. While he talked about his craft, master cutter Frank van Poorten showed an authentic cutting mill, which has made it to the UNESCO world heritage list.