When it comes to fine jewelry, Hong Kong is obsessed — there are more jewelry stores per square mile than any other city in the world — and this obsession has paid off for many top international jewelers. Now it’s also fueling local jewelers, who are forging their own footprint in and out of the city.
The island’s seven million residents have long been heavy investors in the sector, particularly in gold, which is regarded as a hedge against inflation, while precious and semiprecious stones are believed to ward off bad luck.
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