There are basically two
things to consider concerning jewelry.
First, consider what you are bringing with you
and Wearing while your are traveling and
second, what you may be Purchasing.
Gold Souk -
A Souk is
a commercial quarter in an Arab city.
The term is often used to designate the
market in any Arabized city.
When you travel, leave your valuables behind.
Be safe and don't become a victim of theft or
take the chance of loosing your valuables while
you are traveling.
When we travel, we
leave wedding rings and other valuables behind,
often in our bank safe deposit box. On
a trip to Greece, we found several shops in
Athens selling inexpensive silver rings with
Greek designs that we purchased and now wear
when we travel. These rings are very nice
but do not have the value of our original rings.
The rings now serve as a
reminder of the trip to Greece and when we slip
them on, they help to put us into our travel
mode getting us ready and excited for an
Of course you will find
locations in towns all around Europe where you
are able to purchase gold, jewelry, leather and
practically anything else you may be interested
in. When purchasing gold and jewelry, use
your best judgment. You don't want to
return home only to find that you were taken
advantage of by paying too much for a diamond
that turned out to be fake or the gold is now
wearing off your supposedly sold gold ring.
Look for reputable locations in popular areas
that are known for the quality and the products
they sell. You should do some research
ahead of time looking for customer comments,
seller reputation and of course get an idea of
what certain types of jewelry or gold would sell
for in your home location so you are able to
make informed decisions.
- Venice, Italy
- Florence, Italy
Some popular shopping areas for gold,
jewelry and other items are located on
famous bridges in Venice and Florence