PEARL FARM NEAR SHANGHAI?

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PEARL FARM NEAR SHANGHAI?

Postby ryanjones72 » Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:16 am

Hello..I tried a search on the site for similiar info, but no luck w/ the exception of someone asking the same question previously w/out a response.

I know there is a pearl farm in Jhuji City, Zhejiang, about 250km south of SH, but can't find a whole lot of info regarding...has anyone been before or know of another pearl farm to visit that's relatively close?
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Postby wqp1107 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:21 am

To our City, Yixing city, belongs to Wuxi City, but it is the pearl on the west bank of Taihu Lake!
We have many natural farm on the foot of mountains, agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Ecological Farm Ecotourism is developed well here!
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Postby ryanjones72 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:30 am

How far from SH and is it easy to visit and tour the farms?
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Postby Goosie » Thu Sep 24, 2009 9:38 am

West Lake is famous for its pearl farms. It's in Hangzhou, which is about an hour's drive from Shanghai, if I recall correctly. I bought pearls there and they are of very high quality. Be sure to bargain hard, though, as the opening price is ridiculous (like everything else in China).
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Re: PEARL FARM NEAR SHANGHAI?

Postby root » Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:13 am

info expired :wink:
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Postby Goosie » Thu Sep 24, 2009 10:17 am

leidelaohu wrote:
Goosie wrote:West Lake is famous for its pearl farms.

Those are freshwater pearls which for some reason are not valued as highly. Weihai and Yantai are probably the place to go, but a little farther away. I was surprised that some of the booths at that building in hongqiao by xiao nan guo have decent prices, not too much higher than right at the source.


Correct on both counts. Depends on what you're looking for, though. Freshwater pearls from China are pretty amazing. Much better value for money than cultured pearls.
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Postby wqp1107 » Thu Sep 24, 2009 2:01 pm

ryanjones72 wrote:How far from SH and is it easy to visit and tour the farms?

two hours drive,very near!!
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Postby ryanjones72 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:49 am

do i just take a car and arrive in the village and then we will know where to go? are there signs or something? or do you have a name of a particular farm that i can ring up and tell them we are coming?
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Postby root » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:37 am

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Postby dcy_rachel » Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:17 pm

Pearl farm you could find in suburb...such like jiangsu province,zhejiang province.
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Re: PEARL FARM NEAR SHANGHAI?

Postby Romeolo888 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:03 pm

Pearl farm in Zhu ji city. THere is a big massive warehouse where there are mini shops that all sell similar sort of pearls. Have to bargain hard. some of the mini shops are quality, some are not. you just have to take the time to look.

I am always in and out of zhuji if you need help. you can also have lunch at the pearl farms as I did before. Its really a good experience to eat in the middle of a pearl farm where its water all around.

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