Gems and Jewelry: An Insider’s View

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

Visit gem dealers and receive exclusive 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.

Instructor: Hema Parekh
Hema Parekh’s family has been involved in the world of gems and jewelry for more than 40 years. A certified teacher, nutritionist and culinary consultant, she is the author of several cookbooks, including The Asian Vegan Kitchen.


  • Nov 5
  • 10am–2pm
  • Meeting point: Roppongi Station
  • ¥5,000 (transportation fee & optional lunch: around ¥1,500)
  • Cancellation deadline: Oct 25
  • Prices exclude consumption tax.
  • Classes until the end of September 2019 will be subjected to 8% consumption tax.
  • Classes from October 2019 onward will be subjected to 10% consumption tax.