Not all that glitters is gold, don't pay too much!, Antwerp
Beware of the jewellery stores situated under Central Station along the Pelikaanstraat. Not all shops are kosher. Prices may look interesting but if you are not an expert you might pay what you think a reasonable price for 18kt gold and go home with less.
Unique Suggestions: Take someone with you who knows something about diamonds and gold or make sure you don't pay too much.
Fun Alternatives: Just around the corner, on 'De Keyserlei', there are reliable jewellery shops.
Around the Central Station of Antwerp, next to the real diamond center, many shops selling jewellery and diamonds.
Unique Suggestions: You may have a chance ...
Fun Alternatives: Contact a certified diamond bourse broker before you look for diamonds or jewelry elsewhere.
In the area around the central station, especially at the diamond neighbourhood, are a lot of shops with golden watches, gold chains and other jewelled things. Think twice before you buy something there. I do not mean that all shops over there are corrupting, but think about that not all things that are shining its gold!
NOTICE: The picture of the shop you see here is not one of them (I hope so); it is just a coincidence.
Be ware of the gold and jewelry shops situated under
central station and Pelikaanstraat, the prices may look
interesting but if you are not an expert you might pay
what you think a reasonable price for 18kt gold and go
home with 16kt or 14kt or less.