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Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Paris, Brussels or Antwerp, you must purchase a ticket from Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Schiphol, you must then purchase a ticket to Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

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Eastern Diamond
Hoveniersstraat 30
Antwerp
+ 32 (0) 32326736
www.easterndiamond.be


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Legend tells that the first diamonds were mined thousands of years ago in India. They have been coveted since the night of time for their supposed "magical" powers. Today, acquisition of this rare jewel still calls forth as much magic as ever. I went in search of a unique stone at Eastern Diamond in Hoverniersstraat in the diamond capital.

From father to son

Active since 1961, the company specialises in the search for and wholesale of diamonds that are then sold to jewellers who make jewellery. Enamoured by his father's trade, Philippe decided to continue the business.

The 4 C’s

In this family company, people take the time to guide us and explain the factors that have to be considered when looking for a stone. In English, they are called the '4C’s’ for Cut (design), Colour, Clarity (translucence) and Carat. Everything is a question of priorities and prices vary based on these factors! After a few days of searching, Eastern Diamond found a round, white stone with no defects for me and I fell in love with it! Eastern Diamond then recommended a jeweller to mount the ring of my dreams. Patience is a virtue when you're looking for the perfect jewel! Good to know: Make an appointment by phone first.
Marie-France, 32 Public relations manager

Born in Africa, I've lived between Europe, the United States and my homeland. A real mix of cultures! I'm always connected to social networks and on the lookout for great fashion, lifestyle, music and outing deals. I work in Antwerp as a public relations manager. I'm also a presenter for a TV music channel. My little extra: I like to get out and meet people.

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