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tunisian gold jewellery

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tunisian gold jewellery

hi can anyone help were going to el kantoui in february and want to buy babys gold earrings can anyone reccomend anywere plus is the gold good etc many thanx bez

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1. Re: tunisian gold jewellery

You have to be careful about the "gold" in Tunisia. Plenty of low grade stuff if gold at all. There is a gold standard that has gold marks advertised in the shop. They will weigh the piece to arrive at a price.

There are shops around the marina at El Kantaoui. There is a Government fixed price shop at the entrance to the Sousse Madina. The Soula centre plenty of jewelry in there. It is a 7 denar ride from Kantaoui. Always make sure the taxi has its meter on before you start out.Or haggle a price.

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I agree with the previous reply. You do need to be careful , and good gold will be hallmarked and is sold by weight.

There is a very good shop in the port, can't get my bearing in my mind to expain where it is too weill, but it is down on the marina bit and around to one side and lays back slightly, you ncould miss it. I was introduced to this shop by a trustworthy local and have bought some good jewellry.


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The responses are as good as gold!!!!! The best buy is probably the one you make at home, since gold standards are not clear and as controlled for most tourists. Jewelry is mostly for fun and the quality can't be the same if you are saving 80% right. In other words you get what you pay for. Be safe and have a great time negotiating for things you like.


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I bought a bracelet from the Soula Centre in Sousse the first year I went,3 different colour gold plated on silver,when the gold wore off after a couple of times wearing it,it was metal underneath,not silver!!so dont believe what they tell you,I was charged £40 for this 13 years ago,not cheap.

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The best place to buy the babys gold earrings will be in the gold market in the medina ( Sousse )or in Tunis' medina if you plan to go to Tunis.

There is a shop in Port el Kantaoui (it's located at about 2 or 300 meters on the left hand side when

you enter the marina which sells jewelleries.

Gold is stamped according to the international standards,it can be 9,or 18 carats.They sell it by weight and the price is fixed according to rate of gold in the market and according to the work of the item.You can ask for the guaranty from the shop.

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you need to go the gold souk in Sousse or a reputable jewellers.

I've bought gold before - from both and it's fine.

Go to a few and as the price of gold (mainly 18carat)per gram then can do a bit of a deal on it.


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