Yamanashi Gem Museum

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Yamanashi is the number one prefecture of gem and precious metal industry in Japan. This is the only comprehensive gem museum which was established in Yamanashi. It was relocated from Kofu-city to Kawaguchiko area and redesigned in 2007. The building is European style, and 500 different types of 3,000 precious stones and gems collected from Japan and the world are displayed in the museum. The mysterious room which tons of gems are shining and the allure of jewelry amazes you and invites you. Even though we feel familiar with jewelry for a bridal ring or a birthstone, or for fashion, you surprisingly do not know about jewelry well. The museum displays the gems from the raw stone to cut stone and jewelry alongside, and you can learn how to polish a raw stone to produce a magnificent jewel. At the special stage, you will be overwhelmed by the giant crystal group, one of which is the row stone of 1270 kg. There is the museum shop selling all kinds of jewelry and trinkets at a bargain price and is also a caf?. After you are full filled with the beauty of gems, enjoy the time at the caf?.

Venue Address

401-0301 6713 Funatsu, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun

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