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Lihiniya Gems

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Address: 42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 94912224530
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09:30 - 19:00
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Fri 10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 19:00
Sat - Thu 09:30 - 19:00
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Established in 1983 as one of the very few Jewellers at that time inside...

Established in 1983 as one of the very few Jewellers at that time inside the "Fort" of Galle city, Southern Sri Lanka, Dealers in all kinds of Precious & Semi- Precious Gemstones. We have a large collection to choose from. Makers of fine hand crafted Silver and Gold Jewellery for more than 3 decades. Visit us for a quote or write to us we deliver to anywhere in the world.

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Superb sapphires

This was our second visit to the friendly, family-run Lihiniya Gems and once again our expectations of quality, value and service were exceeded. They have an extensive range of... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 February 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

This was our second visit to the friendly, family-run Lihiniya Gems and once again our expectations of quality, value and service were exceeded. They have an extensive range of stones and some beautiful ready-made designs. We bought some excellent cut and uncut sapphires which have made lovely pieces of jewellery. We will be back again when we are next in... More 

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2 Thank tas_tommy
Irshad L, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and it was a great pleasure doing business with you both. I am glad you liked the gems you purchased and the jewellery made out of them. Please do visit us again when you are in Galle it would be great to see you both again. Best wishes Lihiniya Gems More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

Legit stones at good prices. Long established business with a healthy ethos. Very professional and helpful.

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2 Thank Jerem C
Irshad L, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

It was a pleasure doing business with you and thank you, we strive to provide the best service and quality to our customers. Hope to see you again. More 

Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

helpful, professional, straightforward and easy to do business with and also the quality of the work was also beautiful done on time with a smile and a will to be accommodating as possible.

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2 Thank ebsworthy
Irshad L, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you and welcome! It was very nice meeting you and doing business with you was a great pleasure. Enjoy your travels and hope to see you again soon Kind regards More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Having seen this place as being top rated, we went here to buy some simple Stirling silver amethyst studs. We were quoted around 70usd for plain earrings, and when we hesitated the price dropped to around 40usd. The fact that it could drop so far makes you wonder how overpriced everything else must be, and especially for amethyst which is... More 

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Irshad L, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming to our shop and for the review, we take all reviews seriously positive and negative. Let me please explain a few things. 1. Natural colour of amethyst is violet/purple in the rough form, the “coloured quartz” you mentioned WE DO NOT SELL them here at our shop. Which of course you can find at... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

The service at Lihiniya gems was excellent and Lahir and the rest of the staff were so helpful. I was thrilled with the final product of my ring it is beautiful, excellent job done by them! Would definitely recommend anyone else wanting a piece of jewellery made to visit this shop!!!

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5 Thank Sophie M
Irshad L, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you very much Sophie for your review. We appreciate your business very much and strive to provide quality and service above and beyond. hope you are well. kind regards Lihiniya Gems More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

Lovely little shop found by the Galle Fort. After reading many reviews decided that this was the place to go for gems! Was not disappointed - chose a lovely Ceylon Sapphire and a ring design - which was deliverd to my hotel in Bentota 2 days later as well as a beautiful sapphire bracelet which was altered to fit -... More 

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Irshad L, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

thank you very much for your positive comments, we were glad you are happy with what you got from us. Looking forward to seeing you in our store again. Best wishes for the new year from all of us at Lihiniya Gems More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

If anybody is interested in buying gems in Sri Lanka, I thoroughly recommend this shop. We looked in a lot of gem shops in Sri Lanka and this was where we felt we got the best price, best quality and best service. Thank you Lihiniya gems!

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3 Thank Sebastian C
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid comments, we strive to give our best to our customers. Hope to see you again 😊 More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Having sourced Lahir and Lihinya Gems on TripAdvisor, our guide took us to showrooms in Kandy to look at sapphires. Whilst I was sorely tempted, the prices were higher than i expected and I decided to take the risk and wait for he end of our holiday when were would be in Galle and I could visit Lihinya Gems. I... More 

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Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thanks Michelle, your comments help us to improve everyday, hope to see you again 👍🏽 More 

Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Lihiniya Gems is a very competent shop. Very friendly and helpful personnel. Very nice collection. You could find gems from low to exclusive cost!

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3 Thank petra657
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you for your valued comments Petra, we look forward to seeing you again in the future. We hope you enjoyed your stay in Sri Lanka 😊 More 

Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

We would definitely recommend Lihiniya Gems to anyone looking for a Sri Lankan gem. It seems they prefer to make their profit by via turnover by encouraging return business and word of mouth instead of inflated prices and lower sales. All three of my family who walked out with a gem were very happy.

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Lahir, Manager at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for your candid comments and recommendations. We appreciate it very much & it will definitely help to improve our business. More 

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