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a market for Gem

Due to unlicensed and uncontrolled mining, Chantaburi no longer mines so many gems itself, but... read more

Reviewed today
jack c
Street with jewelry

It's a nice street, nothing in particular, but when jewelry shops are opened it's packed with all... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
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“a market for Gem”
19 Apr 2018
“this used to be my playground”
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Si Chan Road and Soi Kra Chang | Wat Mai Subdistrict, Chanthaburi 22000, Thailand
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Reviewed today

Due to unlicensed and uncontrolled mining, Chantaburi no longer mines so many gems itself, but relies on imports from neighbouring Cambodia and Myanmar. But that has not impacted its significance in the gem trade, with people from all over Thailand, Asia and other tourists heading...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

This used to be THE place to get your gems in Chanthaburi. Unfortunately, globalisation has taken away a lot of business from Chanthaburi, hence what you see can be obtained in Bangkok or some convenient part of the world. Prices are competitive, even though quality...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

It's a nice street, nothing in particular, but when jewelry shops are opened it's packed with all sorts of people, seller, buyers from all over the world. Be careful if you want to buy something, there are cheaters. It's better to visit on Sat and...More

2  Thank Elena B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Chanthaburi is a gem centre with Chinese coming to buy and Pakistani, African and a collection of other nationalities come to sell.

3  Thank dorjetravel
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

If you want to buy stones just find a empty place with table and seat. Next, write what you are looking for (stones name) and wait for sellers.

1  Thank Paweł M
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Chantaburi Province, about 270 km south east of Bangkok, has been since the 15th century a major center for the mining and trading of gemstones, particularly rubies and sapphires, and semi-precious stones. Due to unlicensed and uncontrolled mining, Chantaburi no longer mines so many gems...More

6  Thank David B
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