The Edelsteinland (Gemstone region)

Idar-Oberstein is the hotspot of the gemstone and jewellery industry. Evidence of this is the Gemstone Exchange, numerous cutting shops, research institutes, jewellery and gemstone design course at the University of Applied Sciences and much more. But the gemstone region has so much more to offer than just the industry: more than anything else, it is also a unique world of adventure with beautiful landscapes, exciting history and geology that is millions of years old. Immerse yourself in the world of sparkling stones, dreamlike paths and unforgettable experiences. 


German Gemstone Road

Companies open to visitors

Messe Idar-Oberstein

Tourist Information EdelSteinLand

Hauptstraße 419
55743 Idar-Oberstein
Phone: +49 (0)6781 64871

Brühlstraße 16
55756 Herrstein
Phone: + 49 (0)6785 79-1400