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Is it worth buying jewelry in Switzerland?

I was looking to buy a diamond necklace and some matching earings. I mean diamond is expensive everywhere but do you think is too expensive in switzerland? Is switzerland a good place to buy jewellery?
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Re: does it worth buy jewellery in switzerland?

everything is expensive in Switzerland especially jewellery. so you want to buy a diamond necklace and earrings here. your cheaper option would be to go on a cruise for two weeks in the Caribbean and buy them in St martins and fly back around the world TWICE in first class. Then buy yourself a McDonald's.
Or go to England and find yourself an Argos.
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Re: does it worth buy jewellery in switzerland?

You should get a cheap flight to London and have a few hours in Hatton Garden - you will get what you want there....
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Re: does it worth buy jewellery in switzerland?

Depends what you are buying. i found the price of diamond rings almost the same in Bucherer and UK. this is just a .75 Carat diamond, not excellent but good diamond based on color and clarity set in 18K gold.
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Re: Is it worth buying jewelry in Switzerland?

Amsterdam's good for diamonds. Treat yourself to a w/e break, using the money you'll save. There may even be some left over for "recreational purposes", of one description or another.
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Re: Is it worth buying jewelry in Switzerland?

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I was looking to buy a diamond necklace and some matching earings. I mean diamond is expensive everywhere but do you think is too expensive in switzerland? Is switzerland a good place to buy jewellery?
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You get what pay for. You need to be careful about buying diamonds anyway since you are completely depending upon the seller to judge the quality (and price). The last time I bought a diamond it came with documentation that allows any jeweler worth his salt to confirm the identity of the stone.

The quality of jewelry in this country is excellent, but you pay the price. Most jewelry I've bought elsewhere is crap by comparison.
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