Mineral World – Scratch Patch

Almost half of the world’s gemstones can be found in Southern Africa, giving this region the nickname, “the gemstone capital” Sink your hand into the cool patch of polished gemstones and search for your favourites at the exciting Scratch Patch or visit the Mineral World shop for an incredible range of gemstone items – from affordable souvenirs to collector’s items and investment gems.


  • Buy gemstones and related items, from affordable souvenirs to collectors items and investment gems
  • Sink into a pit of small, polished gemstones and fill a bag with your favourites
  • Branches in Simon’s Town and the V&A Waterfront


Click to display the map