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Gemological Institute of Cambodia

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Great stones

We visited on the first day of our stay in Siem Reap as I was interested in buying some stones. I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Priscilla S
Patient and helpful no matter how much you spend

I was shopping at the gem society last week with my son and we took a very long time trying to pair... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Night Market Street, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a medium sized shop in the downtown area close to the Golden temple Residence where we stayed. The visit is free of cost and the staff was attentive and gave such information as we sought. It is interesting, especially if you want buy...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The stones are so beautiful, you can walk around it for free. The staff are patient and knowledgeable and don’t mind if you don’t buy anything.

Thank greenprincess222
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on the first day of our stay in Siem Reap as I was interested in buying some stones. I found some great stones at reasonable prices and was confident that I was buying the right things. These will be used in my own...More

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was shopping at the gem society last week with my son and we took a very long time trying to pair up little chips of ruby and buying a few other cheaper local gems. The girls spent so much time with tweezers helping me...More

Thank Holidaying23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Cambodia, I searched for the best things to buy in Siem Reap. I saw blogs and reviews about gemstones that are real and has a cheaper price. I saw this store in one blog that this is legit and selling real gemstones. My...More

Thank Joanna P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took a 3 hour session with Jean-Philippe which was very beneficial and informative. For us it was very good learning relating to basic gemoligical identification and classification. For anyone with an interest, Jean- Philippe has the skills and knowledge to address...More

Thank Olivan12
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Good place if you prefer for buying gem. Good quality and many kind of gem stone for natural. I love it.

Thank Keang S
Jean-Philippe L, General Manager at Gemological Institute of Cambodia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your nice review. We are constantly renewing our stocks and continually expanding our gemstone museum with Cambodian gemstones and from around the world. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Having read the tripadvisor reviews I visited with two kids (15 and 12) and had an incredibly interesting hours lesson. At the beginning we were asked what we were interested in so it seemed the time could be tailored to your interests. We asked to...More

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Jean-Philippe L, General Manager at Gemological Institute of Cambodia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your feedback and your participation at the gemology course. We were also happy to spend this time with you and to provide you the necessary knowledge regarding your points of interest, as it is true that an hour passes very...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Gemological on 10/8, met a lady name Rie (sorry if I make a wrong spelling) and she is very very details in explaining the gems stone origins, classes, processes, prices etc. Although we end up buying nothing, however she did an excellent customer service...More

Thank HockChoonT3
Jean-Philippe L, General Manager at Gemological Institute of Cambodia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your nice review. You met miss Soriya. She read your message, and she really appreciated it, she thank you. She is currently expecting a happy event since she is pregnant. We hope to see you again if you have the...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018

My husband and son spent 3 hours in the company of the highly knowledgeable but very interesting Professor Jean-Philippe Lepage who introduced them to the world of gemstones and the science behind their identification and grading and classification.How to identify synthetic,treated and natural gemstones.He made...More

Thank robynqld
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Eric S
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Sorry, I paid in cash. My thought is that they will take a credit card though
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2 June 2018|
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Dear Savio, A certificate is issued to the candidate on completion of the half day and full day course Best regards
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This is a question that is difficult to answer. This would require an exchange of accurate informations. We are open daily from 9am to 10 pm. You are welcome anytime. We will be happy to advice you. Best regards.
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