Jeremy Pinn, owner of Pinns Jewellers situated in Cape Town, is one of less than 20 qualified Gemmologists in
South Africa. Gemmology is the science of dealing with natural and artificial gems and gemstones. It is
considered a geoscience and a branch of mineralogy.
Non-formally trained gemmologists do not compare, as skills that are learnt at a tertiary institute are of highest
importance and very necessary in order for them to succeed in this line of work. Being such a rare form of study,
it creates even more of an appeal to the consumer. A visit to a gemmologist is definitely an educational and
enlightening experience to the client.
As Jeremy’s family has been in the jewellery business for the past 119 years, his talent and passion for jewellery
is superior to most competition, specifically within the engagement ring field. His qualification and family-taught
skills – which have been passed down the generations – differentiates him as an exceptionally well-educated and
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