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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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Shreve & Co

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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.

Union Street Goldsmith

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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.

Jest Jewels

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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.

Fiat Lux

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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.

Bulgari

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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.

Tiffany & Co.

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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.

Stuart Moore

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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.

Elle Meme

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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.

Derco Jewelers

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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.

Gallery of Jewels

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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.

Alexis Bittar

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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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Shreve & Co

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.

Union Street Goldsmith

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.

Jest Jewels

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.

Fiat Lux

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.

Bulgari

Bold, gorgeous, expensive, and you're totally worth it.It's conveniently located beneath the spankin' new Vera Wang bridal store.

Tiffany & Co.

Hardly needs an introduction: it's the brand that makes the diamond solitaire of a woman's dreams. Also great place for breakfast.

Stuart Moore

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.

Elle Meme

The friendly folks here will help you find something perfect among their wonderfully curated vintage offerings. They'll even turn clip earrings into posts.

Derco Jewelers

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.

Gallery of Jewels

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.

Alexis Bittar

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.