Among the many possible gifts you could ever give to someone, there are few things that are as precious as gold jewellery. After all, a special person deserves a special gift; he/she is definitely worth spending your hard-earned money for!
Fortunately, there are many places where you can buy gold in Bahrain. From souqs (traditional markets) to modern malls, gold shops are located all over the country. In this article, however, we will focus on “e-stores” or websites where you can select and purchase gold jewellery online.
Top Websites to Buy Gold in Bahrain
When shopping for gold, one of the first places to visit is the Gold Souq, near Bab Al Bahrain. The souq houses many shops that sell gold, diamond, pearls, and other precious jewellery. Another place worth visiting is Gold City Mall, a two-storey building that features plenty of shops, some of which are mentioned below.
But what if you prefer to stay at home and shop online? Not to worry… because most gold shops have websites where you can order, pay online, and have your gold accessory delivered straight to your address! Here are some of the best gold shops in Bahrain, many of which operate physical as well as online stores:
1. Al Zain Jewellery
Established in 1930, Al Zain Jewellery is a famous brand in the GCC region, with stores in Riyadh, Al Khobar, Dharhan, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Qatar, and of course, Bahrain. Notably, this brand is known for creating gold jewellery in traditional Arabic and heritage designs.
The company has outlets at City Centre Manama, Duty Free Bahrain, and Seef Mall. For more details about Al Zain Jewellery, go to the company’s official website.
2. Asia Jewellers
Asia Jewellers is a Bahrain-based jewellery retailer that was established in 1963. It presents some of the world’s most famous brands, like Faberge, Panerai, Cartier, Versace, Messika, Dior, Buccellati, and Gucci.
In Bahrain, Asia Jewellers has several boutiques, including outlets in Al Aali Mall, City Centre Bahrain, Moda Mall, and Seef Mall. Head to the company’s official website for more information.
3. Bahrain Jewellery Centre
Established in 1978, Bahrain Jewellery Centre is a family-owned enterprise that has been offering luxury jewellery and watches for over four decades. It has 18 flagship stores across the country, including outlets in Oasis Mall, Bahrain City Centre, Al Aali Mall, and Moda Mall.
Aside from selling luxury jewellery and watches, the company also offers excellent after-sales services. Check out Bahrain Jewellery Centre’s official website to learn more!
4. Damas Jewellery
Established in 1907 and headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Damas Jewellery is one of the most famous brands in the entire Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Nowadays, the company operates more than 300 stores in the Middle East.
Damas Jewellery stores feature 18-karat gold and 22-karat gold jewellery, as well as diamonds, pearls, and many more! Currently, the company has eight stores in Bahrain. Visit the official website of Damas Jewellery to know more!
5. Devji Aurum
Devji Aurum was founded in 1950 by Shri. Devji Ramji Sagar. The company has branches in Dubai and Bahrain, where it is among the most popular jewellery brands. You can find Devji Aurum outlets in Bahrain City Centre, Seef Mall, and Al Aali Mall. Visit the company’s official website for more details!
6. Jawaher Asil
Jawaher Asil has been selling luxury jewellery and watches for more than three decades. Featuring over 20 international jewellery and watch brands, the company operates four retail outlets in Bahrain and Oman. In particular, the company’s Bahrain boutique is located at the Ritz Carlton Hotel.
For more details about Jawaher Asil, you can go to the company’s official website.
With more than 8,000 employees in 128 showrooms located in 11 countries, Joyalukkas is one of the most renowned jewellery brands in the region. In fact, it was the first jewellery retailer to receive ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certifications.
What’s more, Joyalukkas has been awarded as Retailer of the Year in the Middle East. It has also received the Dubai Quality Awards Certification from the Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheih Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
For more information about Joyalukkas’ products and services, simply visit the company’s official website.
8. Kooheji Jewellery
Kooheji Jewellery traces its history to 65 years ago, when brothers Abdullah and Abdul Wahed Al Kooheji established a trading store in Saudi Arabia. Their shop had a jewellery section, featuring gold and jewellery. In 1969, they decided to focus on jewellery, opening their first jewellery shop in Al Khobar. Eventually more branches were launched in Riyadh and Jeddah.
In 1970, the brothers established their first branch in Manama, Bahrain. These days, Kooheji Jewellery has branches in Bahrain City Centre, Seef Mall, and Moda Mall. For more information, check out the company’s official website.
9. Malabar Gold and Diamonds
Established in 1993, Malabar Gold and Diamonds is one of the world’s leading jewellery brands. It operates over 300 stores in 10 countries, namely: India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UAE, United States, and of course, Bahrain.
Malabar Gold and Diamonds currently has six stores in Bahrain. Visit the company’s official website to learn more about its products and services!
Namshi is an online store that sells clothes, bags, shoes, jewellery, and accessories. Established in 2011, it features over 1,300 brands, including local as well as international brands. Through Namshi’s official website, shoppers can order products, and pay via Paypal or cash on delivery. The store also upholds a 14-day free exchange policy.
In 2016, Al Tayer Group launched Ounass as its first exclusively digital, luxury e-commerce website. It currently features more than 600 luxury brands, including clothes, bags, shoes, accessories, jewellery, and household products.
Based in Dubai, Ounass provides delivery services all over the UAE and beyond — particularly Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. Go to the company’s official website for more details.
12. Pure Gold Jewellers
Pure Gold Jewellers is a famous brand in Asia and the Middle East, with factories in India, and China, too. It has been in the jewellery business for more than 20 years, and operates over 150 stores in more than 20 countries.
Pure Gold Jewellers has an outlet in Bahrain City Centre. For more information about its products and services, simply head to the company’s official website.
If it’s gold jewellery you need, simply head to the above stores — or their websites — to find the perfect piece! Whether you are looking for a gift or a piece of jewellery for yourself, you will surely enjoy browsing through the stores’ amazing collections!
On the other hand, if you are looking for Philippine products, you can find them here, too. Here’s a list of the places where you can buy Filipino products, right here in Bahrain! Enjoy!