Birks group accepts Bitcoin to trade its Jewelry and Silverware.

On Tuesday, Canadian company Birks Group, a fine jewelry operation since 1879, announced its plan to accept Bitcoin for products and services at eight select locations. Birks Group and its retail stores will accept cryptocurrencies through a partnership with BitPay. The collaboration marks the first major implementation of BitPay’s point-of-sale solution for brick-and-mortar locations within the Canadian region. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts can now purchase silverware, timepieces, and fine jewelry with Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and Bitcoin Core (BTC) from eight select Birks Group locations in Canada. Birks Group has been providing jewelry services in the Canadian region for more than 100 years with its 28 Maison Birks and Brinkhaus stores. Through the partnership with BitPay, the Birks Group locations that will accept BCH and BTC are in Vancouver West Hastings, Brinkhaus Calgary, Fairview Mall, Bloor, Yorkdale, Montreal and Calgary.