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Shard Box Store - CLOSED

1 Ritan Bei Rd. Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China
+86 10 8561 3712
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Totally unique

Despite being slightly off the beaten track for us and tricky to find it was well worth the... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Nuttyslack_10
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Fantastic store, beware location has moved from address shown

Fantastic shop with some really great and reasonably prices gifts. We originally went to the old... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Bs8575
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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During the Chinese Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) Keeping the antique porcelain at home was regarded as illegal.So many collectors broke their porcelain and threw them away. Just after the revolution, we began to collect the broken pieces of...more
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1 Ritan Bei Rd. Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China
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+86 10 8561 3712
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Despite being slightly off the beaten track for us and tricky to find it was well worth the trek. We came away with some amazing gifts made from porcelain that was smashed during the cultural revolution - where else could you get something so unique?...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Fantastic shop with some really great and reasonably prices gifts. We originally went to the old address (1 Ritan Bei Road) as it was in a guide book we had, and we called them to find the new store, the owner spoke to our taxi...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great store on truly unique items. The prices may be a bit high relative to local rates, but compared to western stores, I still thought it was a great deal. The old location (1 Ritan Bei Rd) has moved to a new location (No. 2...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I am a resident of a suburb in Beijing....Teaching abroad. A colleague recommended this little store called the Shard Box. I decided to get my driver to take me there for a few gifts to take home for Christmas. Absolutely an amazing little place. I...More

Thank azdemocrat
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Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I went out of my way to find this place, having seen it mentioned online in a few places, then reading the Trip Advisor reviews. The owner is really friendly. It was a very hot day and he immediately offered me a bottle of cold...More

Thank Bryan W
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This is a great spot for unique and beautiful souvenirs from China. Can't beat the story line of rescuing pottery. Nice boxes of all sizes, pendants, rings from the shards plus other jewelry. I got my husband some cuff links. Gives you a 10 percent...More

Thank Sue G
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

Great store - owner and wife super nice and not overbearing - my husband bought a great lacquered box with very Chinese ceramic shard. We both love and so glad we made the effort to go there. Recommend highly - prices are good and they...More

Thank Joanne G
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

In Fall 2014 we spent about 36 hours in Beijing before flying to Changchun for a wedding. I had done my research beforehand and knew I wanted to stop at the Shard Box Store. The store can be very difficult to find, as the streets...More

1  Thank sarah w
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

I just loved it. I got the coolest boxes but I got a necklace made from 200 year old porcelain that EVERY TIME i wear it I get compliments. good prices!!

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Reviewed 6 July 2015

Great store, good staff, decent prices, interesting presents . Well worth a detour and a visit to the park next door

1  Thank FamilyGeo
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