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The Eleven Best Jewelry Shopping Experiences in San Francisco

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As much as San Franciscans love to be casual, we don't mind offsetting our Lululemon with some serious bling. Others among us spend less but pile on the statement earrings, necklaces, rings, and braceletes—sometimes all at once.

There's something for every style and price range here. Of course we all know about Tiffany, and it's a must on a list such as this one. But did you know about San Francisco's teeniest jewelry store, Fiat Lux? SF also has it's very own mini jewelry store chain to be proud of in Gallery of Jewels.

Whatever your pleasure, you'll find what your heart desires at one of these 11 must-experience jewelry shops. From brass statement rings to Swarovski crystal-encrusted bracelets to sterling silver earrings, you'll be sparkling like the Bay Bridge in no time.

Shopping elsewhere? Check out our jewelry guides for New York, Philly, Boston, Chicago, and LA, as well as online.


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1. Shreve & Co

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200 Post St.
San Francisco, CA
This fabulous, old-school, high-end jewelry store has everything: diamonds galore, Mikimoto pearls, and it's the only place on the West Coast where you can buy one-of-a-kind Fred Leighton baubles.

2. Union Street Goldsmith

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1909 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
Here you'll find gorgeous, locally-designed pieces. The stackable wedding bands and colorful solitaires will have you coming back for more and more and more.

3. Jest Jewels

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1869 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 563-8839
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Despite the name, Jest Jewels carries some seriously cute jewelry. It may be of the costume variety, but you'll find enough Swarovski crystal and semi-precious stones to help you get your fancy on right.

4. Fiat Lux

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218 Church Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
Fiat Lux is the tiniest jewelry store in the city, and it's also the coolest, cutest, and throws the best trunk shows and parties.

5. Bulgari

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200 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 399-9141
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Bold, gorgeous, expensive, and you're totally worth it.It's conveniently located beneath the spankin' new Vera Wang bridal store.

6. Tiffany & Co.

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350 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 781-7000
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Hardly needs an introduction: it's the brand that makes the diamond solitaire of a woman's dreams. Also great place for breakfast.

7. Stuart Moore

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188 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 292-1430
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Your go-to for precious stones in minimalist, modern settings. The simplicity and sleekness of the store design reflects what you'll find in the merch.

8. Elle Meme

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1210 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 921-2100
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The friendly folks here will help you find something perfect among their wonderfully curated vintage offerings. They'll even turn clip earrings into posts.

9. Derco Jewelers

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888 Brannan Street, Suite # 137
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 626-7442
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Of the myriad jewelry hawkers in the Gift Center and Jewelry Mart, Derco stands out for the gorgeousness of its diamonds and its quality of service. Plus, they serve candy and beverages.

10. Gallery of Jewels

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4089 24th st
San Francisco, CA
(415) 285-0626
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This mini local chain has something for everyone, from costume jewelry to engagement sets. They're a local success story—check out their latest store in Union Square.

11. Alexis Bittar

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1942 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, California 94115
(415) 567-5113
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Here you'll find some of the most unique jewelry ever, and it's all made by hand. You'll also find a stuffed honey badger and other taxidermed, bejeweled creatures.

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1. Shreve & Co

200 Post St., San Francisco, CA
This fabulous, old-school, high-end jewelry store has everything: diamonds galore, Mikimoto pearls, and it's the only place on the West Coast where you can buy one-of-a-kind Fred Leighton baubles.
200 Post St.
San Francisco, CA

2. Union Street Goldsmith

1909 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Here you'll find gorgeous, locally-designed pieces. The stackable wedding bands and colorful solitaires will have you coming back for more and more and more.
1909 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

3. Jest Jewels

1869 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
Despite the name, Jest Jewels carries some seriously cute jewelry. It may be of the costume variety, but you'll find enough Swarovski crystal and semi-precious stones to help you get your fancy on right.
1869 Union St
San Francisco, CA 94123

4. Fiat Lux

218 Church Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
Fiat Lux is the tiniest jewelry store in the city, and it's also the coolest, cutest, and throws the best trunk shows and parties.
218 Church Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

5. Bulgari

200 Stockton St., San Francisco, CA 94108
Bold, gorgeous, expensive, and you're totally worth it.It's conveniently located beneath the spankin' new Vera Wang bridal store.
200 Stockton St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

6. Tiffany & Co.

350 Post St., San Francisco, CA 94108
Hardly needs an introduction: it's the brand that makes the diamond solitaire of a woman's dreams. Also great place for breakfast.
350 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94108

7. Stuart Moore

188 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Your go-to for precious stones in minimalist, modern settings. The simplicity and sleekness of the store design reflects what you'll find in the merch.
188 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

8. Elle Meme

1210 Union Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
The friendly folks here will help you find something perfect among their wonderfully curated vintage offerings. They'll even turn clip earrings into posts.
1210 Union Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

9. Derco Jewelers

888 Brannan Street, Suite # 137, San Francisco, CA 94103
Of the myriad jewelry hawkers in the Gift Center and Jewelry Mart, Derco stands out for the gorgeousness of its diamonds and its quality of service. Plus, they serve candy and beverages.
888 Brannan Street, Suite # 137
San Francisco, CA 94103

10. Gallery of Jewels

4089 24th st, San Francisco, CA
This mini local chain has something for everyone, from costume jewelry to engagement sets. They're a local success story—check out their latest store in Union Square.
4089 24th st
San Francisco, CA

11. Alexis Bittar

1942 Fillmore St., San Francisco, California 94115
Here you'll find some of the most unique jewelry ever, and it's all made by hand. You'll also find a stuffed honey badger and other taxidermed, bejeweled creatures.
1942 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, California 94115