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Q: Do you think Tibetan jewelry is over priced?

I love silver Tibetan jewelry especially the kind with turquoise or moonstones. But my gosh it's so expensive!

I can't afford anything. I went to Tibetan jewelry shop the other day and the pendants cost 800 RMB each not even including a silver chain. I honestly think you can buy similar jewelry for much cheaper in the states or Europe.

1 year 39 weeks ago in  Shopping - China

 
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I think all jewelry is over priced.... but as for in China, most of it is ridiculously over priced

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i have never understood how females are so captivated by dirt (jewelry)something that comes out of the ground. show me the money honey. lol

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I went by a Tibetan store at one of the hutong's. I noticed a large bead like necklace the type that Akuma wears in the game Street fighter. Since, I used to cosplay I was interested and asked for the price the owner of the shop told me around 7000 kuai or roughly around 1000 US dollars!

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There are cookies, bookies and too many rookies for me to sit here trying to be a hooky! Looky Looky don't call me a wooky. Touchy Touchy Feely Feely Spicy Spicy Nicey Nicey & that's what the doctor Ordered!!

 
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Of course it is overpriced. First of all, like bike-gypsy said, any nice jewelry is going to be overpriced. Second, you're in China. Part of that is getting whatever money they can out of the deal, part is the idea that something expensive must be of value.

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Tibetan jewelry here is even more expansive than back in europe. Is just ridiculous how they exploit this hippie trend, because to Hanner (aka Chinese) this is just the mysterious, fascinating West to travel when you are COOL and to use to rip off laowai

I would never ever buy tibetan stuff in a city like beijing or shanghai, only in Tibet

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Taobao it up, kids! Much cheaper online!

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It's extremely overpriced!! Have you gone to the Tibetan store they have at the Hutong? I asked how much for the elephant statue and they told me 1000 dollars or relatively 7000 kuai. I then saw a bracelet and asked the jeweler/ store clerk how much and he said: 500 dollars or equivalently 3000 rmb. He he, I said: "bracelet"~ (Drunk!

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There are cookies, bookies and too many rookies for me to sit here trying to be a hooky! Looky Looky don't call me a wooky. Touchy Touchy Feely Feely Spicy Spicy Nicey Nicey & that's what the doctor Ordered!!

 
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all the jewelry worth buying in china is too expensive

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