Hyderabad was a famous pearl and diamond hub in the olden times and it is known as the ‘City of Pearls.’ From 18th to 20th century under the patronage of the ruling Nizams many pearl craftsmen imported pearls from Dubai and made the finest pearl jewellery, the craft flourished and continues to attract people from all over to the city.
From Akoya, Freshwater, Tahitian to South Sea Pearls (real and cultured), you will find that Hyderabad offers exquisite pearls that never go out of style. Top jewellery stores offer a number of traditional, modern and concept designs.
Want to own Hyderabad’s legacy pearls? We’ve just the right list for you. Find below the top 10 pearl jewellery stores in Hyderabad.
1. Mangatrai Pearls & Jewellery Punjagutta
Top-rated pearl jewellers in Hyderabad, Magatrai has stores in Punjagutta, Banjara Hills and in Forum Sujana Mall in Kukatpally also.
Address: Shop No 6-3, 883/8, Punjagutta Circle Road, Punjagutta, Hyderabad, Telangana 500032
Phone: Darpan Gupta (+91 98490 14600)
2. Krishna Pearls & Jewellers
The biggest pearl jewellery store chain, Krishna Pearls have 14 stores, most of which are in Hyderabad, one in Goa and a few in Mumbai They also sell online.
Address: Plot No.1222, Road No.36 Near Check Post, Beside Heritage Fresh, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India – 500033
Phone: Nayeem (+91 9100988715)
3. Sree Jagdamba Pearls Group
One of the oldest retailers in Hyderabad, Jagdamba Pearls also sells on jpearls.com
Address: Sri Jagdamba Pearls Dealer, Oyster Uptown, Opp Krishe Sapphire Building, Near Image Hospital Circle, Madhapur, Hyderabad-500081, Telangana, India.
4. Swati Pearls & Jewellers
The store sells elegant pearls and fine jewellery.
Address :# 8-2-120/120-29/B, Near Indo-American Cancer Hospital, Road No 10, Hyderabad- 500 034
5. Siddhi Jewellers
The store has good shopper ratings.
Address: Shop Number. 2,3 & 4, 6-3-862/A & B, Ground Floor, Lal
6. Balaji & Company
A wholesale dealer and retailer in Ameerpet, highly lauded for pearls.
Address: Block No G-2, Door No 7-1-146/2 Swaroop Enclave, Gurudwara Road, Ameerpet, Hyderabad – 500016, Opposite to Muthoot Finance.
Phone: + 91 9152122764 / 040 6666 0365
7. Meena Jewellers
A respected brand in pearl jewellery with several branches in Hyderabad.
Address: Bhabukhan Estate, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad – 500 001
Phone – +91-40-2329 9509
8. Manthodiya Jewellers & Pearl Dealers
The brand offers online and offline exquisite pearl jewellery.
Address: 22-5-66, Gulzar House, Charminar Rd, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002
Phone: 040 2452 3640
9. Motilal Jewellers & Pears
A greatly respected name in pearls.
Address: Shop.No.22-7-195, Opposite Madina Building,Charminar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002
Phone: 040 2456 5211
10. CK Pearls
Good designs and reliable quality pearls.
Address: #21-2-89/1, Gulzar Houz, Near Charminar, close to agra sweet house, Char Kaman, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002
Phone: 040 2452 3916
Hyderabad also has a range of local markets where you can shop for pearls, real, cultured or imitation. They are Laad Bazaar, Koti Sultan Bazaar, Begum Bazaar, Basheer Bagh, Madina Market and Patharghata.
Beware of fake pearls. Do the standard teeth gritting test to be sure, real pearls are luminous, heavier and cold to the touch. If you’re looking for the best quality real pearls, a premium store is an answer. But if you’re looking for affordable pearls, you can try off-brand stores in one of the above-mentioned markets also.
If you’re looking to buy pearls online, try one of the jeweller websites we’ve listed above, or else if you’re ever in Hyderabad, do visit some of its finest pearl jewellery stores to enjoy the pearl shopping experience in a retail store.