Benguela Diamonds




  • Do you offer shipping insurance?
    The customer is responsible for shipping insurance. Insurance is charged at 2% of the order total, and is automatically added during checkout.

Payment Options

  • Can I pay with a Direct Bank Transfer?
    Yes, you have the option to pay for your order via a direct bank transfer.
    • Please make your payment directly into our bank account.
    • Use your Order ID as the payment reference.
    • Your order won’t be shipped until the funds have cleared in our account.
    • Please ensure that you make the transfer within the next 24 hours. After that the order will be cancelled.
    Please send proof of payment to
    ACCOUNT NAME: Aphrodite Diamonds PTY Ltd ACCOUNT NUMBER: 4077 431 367 BANK: Absa BRANCH CODE: 632005 SORT CODE: 334410 BIC/SWIFT: ABSAZAJJ Bank Address: Plein Street 18, Oude Bloemhof Building, Stellenbosch, 7600
  • What is Paypal?
    PayPal allows you to:
    • Pay from multiple funding sources, including PayPal balance, bank accounts and credit cards.
    • Pay merchants without having to share your financial information with them.
    • Shop with confidence knowing that PayPal protects you from unauthorized transactions sent from your account.
    For more information on PayPal, please visit What orders cannot be completed with PayPal? Orders totalling more than $10,000. Paypal allows you to send up to $10,000 in a single transaction. Using PayPal Check out with PayPal If your order is eligible for payment via PayPal, the PayPal button will display below your order details when you check out. After selecting PayPal you will be directed to log in to your pre-existing PayPal account or be directed to create a new account. Payment of the order happens on PayPal’s secure website. We do not capture any of your financial information. After payment was completed on the PayPal website, you will be able to return to the Benguela website. Upon completion of the order you will receive a confirmation email from Benguela Diamonds with an invoice of your purchase. When your order is shipped it will contain a GIA or EGL certificate and valuation certificate for each stone. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at +27 21 883 2622 in South Africa or +41 71 66 68228 in Europe.


  • What is your return policy?
    We have a 30-days return policy. If, for some reason, you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, you may return any diamond in its original condition within 30 days of the date of shipment for a refund. The customer only pays return shipping fees. If you have questions about our return procedure, please contact us at +27 21 883 2622 and in South Africa
    or +41 71 66 68228 and in Europe.


  • Value Added Tax (VAT)
    Value added tax (VAT) will be applied for all orders placed on the website. The VAT amount is calculated based on the shipping destination of your order. Please note that this charge will appear in the shopping bag after you have entered a shipping destination.

    • Austria: 20%
    • Belgium: 21%
    • Bulgaria: 20%
    • China Duty and Taxes: 17%
    • Cyprus: 19%
    • Czech Republic: 21%
    • Denmark: 25%
    • Estonia: 20%
    • Finland: 24%
    • France: 20%
    • Germany: 19%
    • Greece: 23%
    • Hungary*: 23%
    • Ireland: 23%
    • Italy: 22%
    • Latvia*: 23%
    • Lithuania*: 23%
    • Luxembourg: 17%
    • Malta*: 23%
    • Netherlands: 21%
    • Poland: 23%
    • Portugal*: 23%
    • Romania: 24%
    • Slovakia*: 23%
    • Slovenia*: 23%
    • Spain: 21%
    • South Africa: 14%
    • Sweden: 25%
    • United Kingdom: 20%