Jewelry Stores in Beijing - Shopping for Gold, Jade, Pearl and

  • Beijing Fine Jewelers  北京大方元珠宝行

Address: Bldg 3, China View, Gongti Donglu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Chinese Address: 北京朝阳区工体东路丙2号红街大厦3号楼
Phone: 010-6592-7466, 010-6501-8046
Hours: Daily 8.30am-9.30pm.
Credit Cards: American Express, Mastercard, Visa

A favorite in the expat community, this is the place to go if you're looking for custom-made
jewelry. They're happy to accommodate your own designs and even have knockoffs of
Tiffany and Cartier designs. It's great for gold and silver jewelry, though the quality of
platinum is shaky.

  • Beijing Caishikou Department Store (Caibai Jewelry, Caibai shoushi, Caibai
    gongsi, 菜市口百货商店,菜首饰)

Address: 306 Guanganmen Nei Dajie, Xuanwu District (Headquarter)
Phone: 010-8352-0088
Open Hours: 9am -8:30pm daily
Transportation: Public bus 6, 19, 38, 40, 57, 109, 477, 715, 687, 917, 717, 743, Special 5
or Special 7 at Guanganmen
Website (in Chinese):

Beijing's largest gold jewelry retailer, Caishikou Department Store (Caibai Jewelry),  has
been in the top gold sale spot for the past seventeen years. It is voted as one of Beijing
Top Ten Franchised Brands in 2007. Caibai Jewelery includes Gold, 99.9% Gold
Accessories, 99.9% Gold Ornaments, Gold bar, Platinum, Diamond, Jade, Gold and Silver
Coins and Badges, Beijing Olympic products, K-gold Accessories. Caibai is also the
concessionary retailer of Beijing Olympic souvenirs and gold coins.

Other location:
Address: 138 Wangfujing Dajie, Dongcheng District (Branch)
Phone: 010-65280117
Open Hours: 9am -10pm daily
Transportation: Subway Line 1 at Wangfujing; Public bus 10, 20, 37, 41, 59, 120, 420 or
802 at Wangfujing; 103, 104, 201, 211, 803 or 814 at Changanjie Dong

  • Beijing Arts and Crafts Central Store (Gong Mei Dasha)

Address: 200 Wangfujing Dajie, Chongwen District
Phone: 010-6528-8866

At this large jade store, you're guaranteed to get teh real thing rather than the colored
glass you might find elsewhere. Bargain down to a third of the market price. Jewellery
(gold, silver, jade and pearl) is on the ground floor, with glass, paintings, calligraphy and
fans on the 2nd floor. You can find woodcarvings, cloisonné, lacquerware and silks on the
3rd floor and jade carvings on the 4th floor.

Address: 16 Tiantan Dong Lu (North east of the Gate of Temple of Heaven), Chongwen
Phone: 010-6713-3354
Hours: Daily 8:30am-7pm

Pears are one of the many item sold at this market. Also available are Cultural Revolution
kitsch, typical brand-name clothing, luggage, and watches. The Pearls are a big draw,
however, and are sold in every size, shape, and color, with a similarly vast range in price.  

  • Yin Shu + EA West

Address: 2 Jiuxiangqiao Lu, Changyang District
Phone: 010-6437-3432

Unique industrial-looking jewelry by artist Man Kaihui, this boutique also sells locally-
designed sweaters and dresses.

  • Hong Julie

Address: Inside the Swissotel, 2 Changyangmen Bei Dajie, Changyang District
Phone: 130-5129-8011
Open Hours: 10am-9:30pm daily
Transportation: Subway Line 2 at Dongsishidiao
Credit Cards: American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

For something more traditionally Chinese, beautifully crafted and made using the finest
materials, Julie designs and oversees a range of jewelery sold from her three outlets in
the city. Created with jade from the southern Yunan Province, turquoise from Hubei
Province, pearls and lapis lazuli and ranging from RMB500 to RMB 20,000, it's the perfect
place to come for something special.

Other Hong Julie locations:
2 Jiuxingqiao Lu, 798 Art District (by the north entrance), Changyang District
Inside the Kempinski Hotel, 50 Liangamqiao Lu, Changyang District

  • Shard Box Store (Shendege Gongyipin, 慎德阁工艺品, 慎德阁工艺商行)

Address: 1 Ritan Beilu, Changyang District, Beijing
Chinese Address: 北京市朝阳区日坛北路1号
Phone: 010-8561-3712
Open Hours: 9am-7pm daily

The shard boxes-supposedly made from fragments of porcelain vessels smashed during
the Cultural Revolution - are gorgeous.  Birds, trees,pining lovers, and dragons decorate
these affordable ceramic-and-metal containers. Most notably customers are former First
Lady Rosalyn Carter and Senator Hillary Clinton.

Lido Area Location:
Address: 2 Jiangtai Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Chinese Address: 北京市朝阳区将台路2号海润国际公寓商务4A座
Phone: 010-5135 7638
Open Hours: 9am-7pm daily
Diamond Ring
Gold Ring- Double Happiness
Pearl Necklace
Pearl earings
China Tiger-Gold 40.45 g
Shard Boxes are made from fragments of porcelain vessels
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