Gems and Jewelry: An Insider's View

Tour the wholesale jewelry area of Tokyo, where you can find everything from South Sea pearls to precious and semiprecious stones, beads, gold coins and more.

Visit reliable gem dealers and receive one-off, wholesale prices during this fascinating insight into one of the city's vibrant trading quarters.

The tour wraps up with lunch at a nearby Indian restaurant.

Participants are free to continue shopping after lunch or return to Roppongi Station.

Instructor: Hema Parekh
Hema’s family has been involved in the world of gems and jewelry for more than 40 years. She will share her knowledge and connections of the wholesale business during this tour. A certified teacher, nutritionist and culinary consultant, Hema is the author of several cookbooks, including The Asian Vegan Kitchen.


  • Fri
  • Feb 8
  • 10:30am–2pm
  • Meeting point: Roppongi Station
  • Class fee: ¥5,000
  • Transportation fee: around ¥1,500 + optional lunch
  • Cancellation deadline: Feb 1