Mischa van Gelder let men into his vault, let them tie him up and claimed stolen stones’ value on insurance.
Image: World War I: Completely burned and destroyed house in Antwerp after the bombardment. Antwerp, October, 1914 – source: Het Geheugen Should
Image: German Commandant’s Headquarters in Antwerp during First World War – source: Library of Congress How did the Belgian diamond sector fare
Image: Capital C The Diamond Exchange, Capital C Amsterdam, in Amsterdam has won the prestigious MIPIM Award 2020 for ‘Best Refurbished Building’
Image: Amsterdam Diamond Industry – photo by Ben van Meerendonk The Portuguese Jews were already known for their good trade contacts when
Image: Amsterdam Diamond Industry – Het Parool Amsterdam was once the centre of the diamond industry. The exhibition Amsterdam Diamond City tells
‘Beurs voor den Diamanthandel’ has recently appeared on the Weesperplein and Nieuwe Achtergracht. The former Amsterdam Diamond Exchange, dating from 1910-1911, has