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Q: Where to buy suzhou silk and fresh water pearls?

Suzhou is supposedly famous for Silk and Fresh water pearls? Do you guys have any idea where to buy it real, and maybe how much does these cost? ... suzhou folks any idears 

3 years 50 weeks ago in  Shopping - Suzhou

 
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Is there any fresh water in China?

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Suzhou?

 

Go ask.

 

Sorry for the silly answer. I am just answering to remove this from the list. Good luck with your pearls.

 

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Generally the advise I got was to refrain from buying jade, pearls and expensive silk unless I can distinguish the quality.

The point mentioned was not the problem of getting fake product, but all these items have a lot of different qualities with totally different price (from several hundreds CNY to several tens thousand CNY).

All say that even Chinese who want to buy such product, if they go for good one, do two things:

1) Go to reputable shop only

2) Take with them somebody who has an idea what they are buying

 

I would then recommend the same in case you really want to buy these items. 

Having then such a friend with you he/she will certainly know where to go ...

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