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Hand-made Gold jewellery from Turkey

Ripp-off when purchasing jewellery in Turkey

Many tourists are tempted into purchasing hand-made jewellery when visiting Turkish gold manufactures. However, purchasing gold jewellery in Turkey often turns out to be overpriced, and the holiday-makers wish to withdraw from the purchase.



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Goldsmiths in Turkey

Hand-made Gold jewellery has always been a popular souvenir among people travelling to Turkey. However, traditional crafts have now moved to new paths. In close cooperation with the tour operators, a lucrative mass business has developed. This is because tour operators often lure tourists to Turkey with very attractive package holidays, which then include excursions to Turkish goldsmiths or jewellers. In such cases, tourists are deliberately led to sales events forhand-made gold jewellery and induced with fraudulent intentions to purchase an overpriced souvenirs.

Devious sales tactics in Turkish gold manufactures 

The process of such sales events is always the same: First of all, the holidaymakers are shown how the hand-made jewellery is produced. They can watch the goldsmiths and artisans at work, and can convince themselves of the apparently high quality of the wristbands, necklaces, rings or watches. However, after visiting the workshops and manufactures, aggressive sales tactics are used to coax them into purchasing overpriced jewellery. Due to the persistent hard-sell methods, the tourists quickly feel forced to buy. Purchases of jewellery with values of tens of thousands of Euro are not uncommon.

How to withdraw from the purchase of overpriced jewellery in Turkey

After returning home, the souvenir from Turkey frequently turns out to be a fraud, as the jewellery was sold at an extortionate price. Tourists feel cheated and want to withdraw from the purchase or at least get a price reduction. However, from their homeland, it is difficult for cheated tourists to enforce their claims against Turkish merchants. They are not familiar with their consumer protection rights and are at a loss with regard to what to do with the expensive jewellery from Turkey.

Legal consultancy after the purchase of jewellery in Turkey

gençer & coll. is a law firm represented in Germany and in Turkey, and therefore is the perfect contact to advise you of your consumer protection rights as a tourist in Turkey. We have a high success rate when it comes to enforcing price reductions and rescissions of overpriced rug or jewellery purchases in Turkey.

These dealers are known to us:

(often visited as part of package tours)

  • A-R Halıcılık Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
  • AC Kuyumculuk Mücevherat Kiymetlı Tas Tur. San. ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti.
  • Altınova Kuyumculuk
  • ARB Diamond
  • Argos Jewel Art
  • Avanos Halı (Sentez Tur. Tic. San. A.Ş.)
  • Batı Turizm A.Ş. - Denizli Halı
  • Batı Turizm Tekstil Ürünleri Kuyumculuk Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
  • Bedastan Kuyumculuk
  • Bergama Halı - Halı Toplama ve Üretim Merkez
  • Bergama Halı - Halı Toplama ve Üretim Merkezi
  • Bufavento Jewels
  • Bufavento Jewels, Buffavento Jewels - (Lefkose, Nikosia, Nordzypern, KKTC)
  • Cadaro Side Jewellery
  • Cankurtaran Halı
  • Carpet Center
  • Carpet Center, KKTC Famagusta
  • Carpet Centre, Teppichzentrum, Magosa KKTC
  • Carpet Weavers Association
  • Carpet Weavers Center Denizli
  • Carpet Weavers Center Ürgüp
  • Çukurköy Halı - Halı Toplama ve Üretim Merkezi
  • D-Jewels - Altınova Kuyumculuk
  • DEMTAŞ Kuyumculuk Turizm Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş.
  • DETAY Halıcılık Kuyumculuk Sanayi Ticaret A.Ş.
  • Doğuş Halı
  • EKAO Halida Carpets Private Company, Heraklion, Crete Greece (Kreta Griechenland)
  • Galata Kuyumculuk Halıcılık
  • Galata Quality
  • Galeri
  • GÖRDES Carpet & Jewellery
  • GÖRDES Halı, Mücevherat, Turizm ve Ticaret Sanayi Ltd. Sti.
  • Hadosan Carpet
  • Halı İmalat
  • K-G Jewellery Center
  • Kyrenia Leather Limited (Ledergeschäft)
  • Ladik Halıcılık Kuyumculuk
  • Lykia Kuyum Halı Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
  • Lykia Kuyum Halı Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Şirketi
  • Lykia Pazarlama Merkezi - A-R Halıcılık Turizm Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
  • Magosa KKTC (Famagusta Nordzypern)
  • Matis Turizm Turistik Esya Paz. Tic. ve San. A.Ş.
  • MM Pasa Teppichhaus, Side / Manavgat
  • Pasha Port Carpets, Famagusta Cyprus
  • Perge Jewels - Sentalya Turizm Kuyumculuk Tekstil Ürünleri Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti.
  • Rainbow Mücevherat İnşaat Taahhüt Emlak Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti.
  • Rom Diamonds - Antalya
  • Sentalya Turizm Kuyumculuk Tekstil Ürünleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
  • Sentez Halı Turizm Ticaret ve Sanayi A.Ş.
  • Sentez Turizm Tekstil Ürünleri Kuyumculuk Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
  • Simge Halıcılık
  • Storks Müceveher Mağazalar Zinciri
  • Sümer Jewellery Center
  • Tuğra Jewellery Altınova
  • Urartu Carpet & Kilims
  • Urartu Halıcılık ve Kuyumculuk
  • Ürgüp Halıcılık A.Ş.
  • Violla Jewellery & Leather - Rainbow Mücevherat İnşaat Taahhüt Emlak Sanayi ve Ticaret Ltd. Şti.


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