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Old Sep 9th 2012, 10:28 am
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Default Getting gold things made

Ok so Mrs Spugsy wants a nice birthday present, she wants something like this:

http://www.tiffany.com/shopping/item...rm=&omcid=SGE1



But as you can see it's $2k. Now obviously Tiffany is expensive and she's not that arsed and suggested getting it made over here from one of the Gold Souks.

Has anyone had anything like this done and can anyone give me some advice of where to go and how much I would pay?

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Ok so Mrs Spugsy wants a nice birthday present, she wants something like this:

http://www.tiffany.com/shopping/item...rm=&omcid=SGE1

But as you can see it's $2k. Now obviously Tiffany is expensive and she's not that arsed and suggested getting it made over here from one of the Gold Souks.

Has anyone had anything like this done and can anyone give me some advice of where to go and how much I would pay?

Cheers all...
go to Cara in the G&D park. Workmanship costs will be peanuts - and you can watch them work away in their rabbit warrens if you are really bored.
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Old Sep 9th 2012, 10:31 am
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Yep, Cara is the place to go. They'll charge you the going rate for gold and not much more. They have a deserved great reputation and I've used them for years.

Take in a photo of what you want, although they may have something similar in stock.
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Old Sep 9th 2012, 10:33 am
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go to Cara in the G&D park. Workmanship costs will be peanuts - and you can watch them work away in their rabbit warrens if you are really bored.
Is that the place near MOE?

I'll drop in, it's next to my fitness place.
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Is that the place near MOE?

I'll drop in, it's next to my fitness place.
yes, next to the RTA centre on the other side of the road.

Go to Cara, not Carla which is a shop next door (which I can't help thinking are a rip off). I was there last week - prices are only every-so-slightly negotiable but they are fair. Unlike the rest of the crooks in that place.
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yes, next to the RTA centre on the other side of the road.

Go to Cara, not Carla which is a shop next door (which I can't help thinking are a rip off). I was there last week - prices are only every-so-slightly negotiable but they are fair. Unlike the rest of the crooks in that place.
Sounds great, cheers mate.
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yes, next to the RTA centre on the other side of the road.

Go to Cara, not Carla which is a shop next door (which I can't help thinking are a rip off). I was there last week - prices are only every-so-slightly negotiable but they are fair. Unlike the rest of the crooks in that place.
I think they are owned by the same guy to be honest with you, he owns a load of stuff in there.
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Kiran, the owner of Cara, also owns Urban Tails 'pet resort'.
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Kiran, the owner of Cara, also owns Urban Tails 'pet resort'.
does he? he also owns the Lovelinks Shop and the Pandora one in Gold and Diamond
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does he? he also owns the Lovelinks Shop and the Pandora one in Gold and Diamond
I think they are all owned by him and his brother. He's a very switched on chap.
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I think they are all owned by him and his brother. He's a very switched on chap.
very and you know he can't read?
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very and you know he can't read?
Really? He can manage number all right. I am sure I've seen him write stuff down, so I wonder if we're talking about the same man? Either way, they have good businesses.
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Kiran, the owner of Cara, also owns Urban Tails 'pet resort'.
No way? I'd better get a good deal then as that's where Santi goes.
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Sounds great, cheers mate.
Think you could take video or lots of pics of the craftmanship? I love to watch craftsman, especially old world craftsmanship.
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does he? he also owns the Lovelinks Shop...
That sounds all very Ann Summers....so dare I ask?
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