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Rio de Janeiro Sights

Museu H.Stern

  • Rua Garcia D'Avila 113 Map It
  • Ipanema

Updated 06/20/2013

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Hans Stern started his gem empire in 1945 with an initial investment of about $200. Today his company's interests include mining and production operations, as well as stores in Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East. The world headquarters of H.Stern contains a small museum that exhibits rare gems. On the self-guided workshop tour you'll learn about the entire process of cutting, polishing, and setting stones. Afterward, you get a personal consultation with a salesperson, although you should not feel obliged to buy. The museum can arrange free transport to and from your hotel.

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Rua Garcia D'Avila 113, Rio de Janeiro, 22421–010, Brazil

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tours by appointment only; booking form on website

Updated 06/20/2013


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