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All that Glitters: Where to Buy Gold Jewellery In the World 

By Oluwatomiwa Ogunniyi
26 June 2022   |   4:00 pm
Jewelries can be classified as personal ornaments such as necklaces, rings or bracelets that are typically made from or contain jewels and precious metal. Gold is the ultimate luxe material that people all over the world wear for many different reasons. It's the perfect accessory for any outfit, a way of showing off wealth or…

Jewelries can be classified as personal ornaments such as necklaces, rings or bracelets that are typically made from or contain jewels and precious metal. Gold is the ultimate luxe material that people all over the world wear for many different reasons. It’s the perfect accessory for any outfit, a way of showing off wealth or status, and also another way of showcasing love and affection.  Whatever the occasion is, people certainly love receiving a beautiful item of jewellery and if you are looking to buy the best quality, it is essential to know how to find it.

For the love of gold and shopping, check out some of the best places in the world to buy gold.

Dubai, UAE

Dubai is not just world famous for its lavish architecture and sophisticated shopping centres, it is also synonymous with the sale of gold. And one place to buy gold in Dubai is The Gold Souk in Deira; the well-known covered marketplace (as its name says in Arabic) has hundreds of retailers displaying an impressive amount of gold leaving you speechless alongside this display is a festive crowd.

Tourists love to shop in Dubai not just because of the fantastic offers but the Dubai government has strict rules regarding the purity of gold sold and most places meet these criteria. Watch out for the Dhanteras and Diwali promotions and discounts with some intricate designs to choose from.

Other commendable shops in Dubai include: Taiba, Damas, Liali Jewellery, Malabar Gold and Diamonds.

Bangkok, Thailand

Although shopping is already a delight in Bangkok, buying gold in this city is quite satisfying because of the low margins and the wide range of choices. One trusted location to buy gold in Bangkok is Yaoworat Road in ChinaTown, where there are many awesome rows of gold jewellery with excellent designs on display. A tip while shopping here is to exercise caution buying gold, as many shops might sell gold cheap but the quality could be highly uncertain.

Other commendable shops: Hua Seng Heng, Tao To Kang.

Cochin, India

During a traditional wedding in Kerala, there is a lot of significance given to gold and ornaments worn by the bride and the exchange of gold gifts between the bridal parties. Their love for gold extends to the festive time of Diwali where the women are adorned with their best gold jewellery. Gold bought and sold during Dhanteras is done with a lot of enthusiasm in this state. Kerala has a higher percentage of exchange of gold ornaments rather than purchasing new ones.

Other commendable shops: Bhima Jewels, Joyalukkas.

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Las Vegas may be well known for its fancy hotels and splendid casinos, the city also has much more to offer. Due to the high number of people who get married in the city notorious for gambling, many sophisticated jewellery shops like Tiffany are there, so, it’s the perfect place to buy engagement and wedding rings. If you plan to visit Las Vegas with your partner, it’s the perfect destination for buying your rings and tying the knot in one of the famous chapels.

Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong is a popular hub for shopping and great deals and it is also an excellent place to buy gold. Hong Kong is one of the most active gold trading markets around the world and is also a price setter for other places around the world because gold can be bought at the most reasonable prices. Goldsmiths in Hong Kong are known for their creative designs plus you can also get customised pieces designed instead of buying readymade jewellery. A quick tip; listen for the term “Chuk Kam”, in Hong Kong that means the purity of gold is 99 percent or higher.

Other commendable places: Chow Sang Sang, Chow Tai Fook, Luk Fook Jewellery.

Zurich, Switzerland

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 01: A general view of the Tiffany & Co. store at the Fashion Show mall during the store’s grand opening September 1, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Tiffany & Co.)

We all know that Switzerland is a great place for designer watches and delicious chocolates but it also serves as one of the best places in Europe to buy and store gold. You can buy jewellery or gold bars in Zurich after choosing from gorgeous designs made by skillful craftsmen. Bahnhofstrasse, Zurich’s main downtown street is also a great place to purchase gold encrusted watches, accessories and eyewear. Shopping tip; shop for gold at the designer stores which guarantee attractive designs as well as have great brand value.

Other commendable places: Bucherer, Bulgari, Chopard, Cartier, Tiffany and Co.

 

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