China Gemstones Market(Colored Stones) - 2017

Now, China is the No.2 buyer in jewelries while the No.1 is the USA. And China is the No.1 jewelries manufacturing country. In traditional idea, Chinese people only like gold, jade and pearl jewelries. Since early 1990s, De Beers started their marketing in China, success to explore the diamond market. For the colored stones jewelries, Chinese start to like these semi-precious gems since approx 10 years ago.

1. Consumption Market: Most of consumers are in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou. Those cities are the top cities in China which have great wealth and have large volume population with higher education. The estimation in 2016 is that 60% of colored stone jewelries are bought by these 4 cities.

2. Manufacturing Center: there are several cities which have cutting, carving and polishing factories. Guangzhou: the largest manufacturing center of facet grade colored stone jewelries in China, which has more than 2,000 cutting and polishing workshops, manufacturers and colored gems jewelry brands. Usually, colored stone jewelry brands are small in China. Most of them are wholesale business without brand. Shenzhen: more professional in gold jewelries which has many large brands, only a few jewelers refer to colored stones. Ketang: a town in Shanwei cities, has a lot of small cutting and carving factories which is approx 300 km away from Guangzhou. Donghai: a county in Jiangsu province, which is professional in crystal jewelries manufacturing. Sihui: a small city in Zhaoqing which is 100 km away from Guangzhou, professional in jade processing. Yangmei: the largest center of high end jade(Jadeite) cutting and trade center in China, which is approx 400 km away from Guangzhou.

3. Rough gems and minerals trade channel: In the traditional channel, Chinese buyers purchased rough gems and minerals from Hong Kong trade companies or Hong Kong Jewelry Show or Thailand Gemstone Market. Since recent years, a few Chinese buyers go to Africa, Russia, South America's gem mines to buy rough gemstone directly. Also, a lof of Indian, Sri lanka middle men come to Guangzhou to sell loose stones, and Brazilian men set up trade company to sell rough gems in China.

4. Gemstone and Jewelries Trade Market in China: Guangzhou is the largest trade center for gemstone and jewelries, there are 3 gemstone marketplaces: Liwan Plaza, Blue Port and Hualin market. Shenzhen has a gold jewelry marketplace, Shuibei jewelries market. Donghai is another market in quartz and pearl jewelries in north China. Yangmei, Sihui and Ruili have jade jewelries trade market, Yangmei is the market for top quality jade.

Gemstones to China: Alexandrite, Amethyst, Ammolite, Apatite, Aquamarine, Bloodstone, Cassiterite, Charoite, Chrome Diopside, Demantoid, Citrine, Coral, Demantoid, Emerald, Fanta Spessartine, Garnet, Heliodor, Jade, Kunzite, Larimar, Malachite, Moonstone, Morganite, Fire Opal, Peridot, Prehnite, Rhodolite Garnet, Ruby, Sapphire, Spodumene, Spinel, Sugilite, Tanzanite, White Topaz, Tourmaline(Paraiba, Rubellite etc.), Tsavorite, Turquoise, Zircon for Nigeria, Russia, Mozambique and Worldwide Miners and Dealers

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