For Sale

The entrance to Dubai Gold Souk is framed by a large wooden entrance welcoming visitors in bright lights and scrolling text to the Dubai City of Gold.

The souk is a crazy collection of narrow walkways lined with jewellery [or jewelry to Americans!] stores, whose windows gleam with gold, silver and gems in all manner of design.


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Each shop window in the Gold Souq is crammed with all sorts of exotic gold necklaces, bangles, ear-rings, brooches, rings etc. It is unbelievable!

Prices are very competitive. Remember, Dubai is a tax-free country, making gold much cheaper. Dealers come here from around the globe and strict regulations are followed.

Gold prices are based on a standard rate per gram that changes very frequently. Of course, it also depends on the carat.....the amount of gold in the mixture. This falls into four categories...22, 18, 14 and 9. There is also 24 carat pure gold available at a slightly higher price than 22 carat gold. If 22 carat gold was 75 Dirhams per gram at a particular time, then 18 carat gold would be around 60 dirhams per gram and 24 carat gold would be 80 dirhams per gram. This gives a general guide to expected price differentials.

All gold must be labelled accurately and Government officials regularly check the markings. Dubai has stringent laws on gold markings. On top of this, price also depends, quite naturally, on the workmanship that has gone into a particular item.

The Gold Souq is the biggest gold market in the U.A.E. There are said to be more than 125 shops here, selling silver, pearls, diamonds and rubies, as well as gold items fashioned in the differing styles of many countries.

Different shops specialise in specific kinds of gold items, such as Indian gold, Italian gold and Arabic gold. The best Arabic designs come from Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, but designs of all tastes and fashions can be found here in the gold souk.

The souks carry everything that can be made from gold, but if there is some personal design you cannot find, they will make it for you. These are very highly skilled craftsmen and always keen to make a sale and to please the customer.

Most of the gold salesmen are either Indian or Lebanese. They are very experienced at persuading tourists to part with their money.

Remember, it is essential and expected to haggle over a price.

It is best to start at around half the asking price and to haggle or bargain with a smile!!


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Le "Gold Souk" dans le quartier Old Deira au coeur de Dubai

Le plus celebre des souks de Dubai est le souk de l'or ou les vitrines scintillent sous les bracelets ,les colliers et les boucles d'oreilles en or 18, 21 et 22 carats. Le marchandage du prix est traditionnel.

Tard dans l'apres-midi et dans la soiree, les rues autour du Gold Souk se remplissent de gens venant du monde entier.


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Il "Gold Souk" nel quartiere Old Deira nel cuore di Dubai

Senza nessun dubbio i prezzi fanno parte di quelli piu bassi in tutto il mondo.

Il mercanteggiare sul prezzo e come una tradizione.

Tardi nel pomeriggio e la sera, le strade attorno al Gold Souk si riempiono di gente proveniente da tutte le parti del mondo.


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Der Gold Souk im stadtteil Old Deira im herzen von Dubai

Ohne zweifel gehoren die preise zu den gunstigsten auf der ganzen welt.
20 - 60 % einsparungen gegenuber dem goldkauf in Deutschland sind keine seltenheit.

Das feilschen um den preis hat tradition.

Am spaten nachmittag und abends, fullen sich die wege rund um den Gold Souk mit menschen verschie denster herkunftslander.