A Paradise for Jewelry Trade
Ruili is one of China’s four major jewelry-distributing centers and a city with the most prosperous and typical emerald trade in the world. At present, there are over 4,000 jewelry processors and dealers in Ruili, employing more than 10,000 labors. Most of the processors and dealers come from inland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan of China, Myanmar, Pakistan, India, and Nepal.
Entering into Ruili’s jewelry markets, you may be enchanted by the miraculous creation of the great nature and the exquisite technique of the handy men. Unearthed from their hundreds of millions of years’ hideaways and going through meticulous cutting and polishing, the jades and gems shine brilliantly in their fullness of colors. You find it hard to put them back in display again. There is emerald, jade, ruby, sapphire, spinel, phengite, olivine, jasper, and cat’s eye. There is pearl, agate, amber, and agatized stone. There are carved articles, pendants, bracelets, jade ornaments, rings, and earrings. There are drinking wares, ashtrays, smoking pipes, and chess pieces. In a word, there are commodities meeting the needs of all types of purchasers.