Jakarta Gems Centre, Rawabening
Located near the Jatinegara railway station in East Jakarta, the Jakarta Gems Centre offers four floors of kiosks and stores, all selling precious stones, semi- precious stones, rare stones or just fancy colourful stones for necklaces, bracelets and rings.
This is a wholesale market, but people can buy in bulk or at retail Here you can find agates known as batu akik. Many Indonesians believe that some stones contain supernatural powers that can bring good luck and wealth to its wearer or to ward off evil. For this reason, the Jakarta Gems Centre is most often crowded.