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The Jatinegara Gemstone Market still in existence amid slow demand

Rawa Bening Gemstones Market
Rawa Bening Gemstones Market
Rawa Bening Gemstones Market
Rawa Bening Gemstones Market
Rawa Bening Gemstones Market
Rawa Bening Gemstones Market
Rawa Bening Gemstones Market
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Jakarta, IO – A number of gemstones sold by traders are displayed to attract interested buyers at the Rawa Bening Gemstones Market, Jatinegara, Jakarta, Tuesday (10/10).

The year 2015 saw the peak of the popularity of gemstones, when it became a trend among public. However, currently interest in has fallen drastically in various regions in Indonesia.

This market offers more than 200 types of gemstones, ranging from Bacan Obi, Pancawarna, Doko, to Palamea, with prices varying from Rp10,000 to millions of rupiah depending on the type and rarity. Apart from selling gemstones, traders also provide stone polishing services at a rate of around Rp20,000 to Rp30,000, depending on the level of difficulty.

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Even though the trend has faded, the charm and diversity of gemstones still amaze visitors, creating a unique atmosphere at the specialty market.

(IO/Faisal Ramadhan)

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