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amber jewelry in krakow

any experiences? any thoughts?

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5967 posts

We saw amber just about everywhere, from market stalls, to souvenir shops to high-end jewelry stores. Everything from carved chess sets to tiny figurines. I couldn't tell real from fake, but I think you're better off at the jewelry stores. We went to one named Schubert (I think) which we also saw in Warsaw.

Posted by
2156 posts

I didn't see as much amber in Krakow as I did in Warsaw and Gdansk, and it does get to be overwhelming. I finally chose a shop in Warsaw's old town that had truly unique settings that suited my personal style. The cuff bracelet with a butterscotch yellow focal piece and scroll work on the sides is still a much-worn & complimented favorite 3 years later.

Posted by
14323 posts

One more reason to add beautiful Gdansk to your itinerary :-)

Posted by
911 posts

It is some of my favorite jewelry and you can find it all over. For me that was Krakow. Browse and find something that speaks to you.