Being a major coastal seaport city, in the U.S state of Washington, Seattle is the largest and one of the fastest growing cities in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. A major gateway for trade with Asia; Seattle has the 8th largest port in the U.S and the 9th largest in North America in terms of container handling. The city has a lot to offer from its scenic beauty to the exquisite Seattle jewelry stores.  Further Seattle has become the hub for “green” industry and an exemplar for sustainable development. Seattle has a notable musical history; the jazz scene developed the early careers of the prominent Ray Charles, Quincy Jones and others. This city is also the birth place of rock legend, Jimmy Hendrix and a rock music style called ‘grunge’ that was made famous by local bands like Nirvana, and is also known for its hip-hop artists like Makclemore. Among the prominent fairs and festivals, the city hosts the annual 24-day Seattle International Film Festival, in mid-May to June which showcases global cinema and new world film makers, Bumbershoot, that happens over Labor Day weekend is one of the largest entertainment festivals in the world. With more than a thousand boutiques and retailers, down town Seattle is a shopper’s delight. One can find all kinds of boutiques that showcase high end fashion and fine jewelry on display at the jewelry stores in Seattle, including all kind of diamonds and precious stones, wedding and engagement rings as well as the growing trend of custom jewelry in Seattle.  Couple of the cities other key tourist attractions are the Space Needle, the Seattle Great Wheel, and the original Starbucks. Seattle is an enthralling city that each year mesmerizes many tourists and vacationers.