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Lihiniya Gems

42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 224530
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Fabulous shop!

Purchased three Ceylon blue sapphires at a very fair price. Had them set back home and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katrina H
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Sapphire engagement ring

They've got a really nice style at this jeweller by the lighthouse key seems to be to explain... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott P
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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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42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Purchased three Ceylon blue sapphires at a very fair price. Had them set back home and the resulting set was beautiful! Would definitely return when next in Galle.

2  Thank Katrina H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They've got a really nice style at this jeweller by the lighthouse key seems to be to explain about the merits of each stone and advise on options. Bought a beautiful ring which they made for us. My fiance loves it.

2  Thank Scott P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not the most decisive person in the world, especially when it comes to choosing an engagement ring! But the team at Lihiniya were so patient throughout the whole process, and not at all pushy. They really went the extra mile to help me...More

2  Thank mellyg_89
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I spent 3 weeks in Sri Lanka recently and wanted to buy some jewellery before leaving. I had researched shops before we arrived and was impressed by the reviews for Lihiniya Gems and sent them an email to enquire about options. Irhad...More

2  Thank Kiwipoms
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having spent hours with my wife in a gem retailer in Kandy this was a refreshing change to have such expert advice without the normal sales patter and bullxxxx. My wife was given as much time as needed without pressure which made it an enjoyable...More

1  Thank aspirebern
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Irshad and his team saved both birthday and christmas for my wife (and me). Pendant finished in less than 24 hours. Great service.

2  Thank john p
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Extremely professional, swift, and yet incredibly kind and personal service. We visited during our honeymoon and had a pendant made from a stone we picked out - it was ready overnight, and even delivered to our hotel in the next town. We could not be...More

2  Thank LondonFamily14
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

I bought a moonstone star saphire ring which is beautiful and of very good quality. Due to a lack of time we needed a very quick adjustment of the ring which was no problem so that I could get my ring on that day. The...More

2  Thank lobre100
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Old style buying and charm. We had a specific purchase in mind – a star ruby. They must have shown us 50 gems gradually refining the choices – no (too big), no (too dark), etc. Nothing was too much trouble. No high pressure sales and...More

2  Thank MJH35MGN
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for your kind and detailed review. We do appreciate customers who genuinely review us for our service and quality of goods. We are always determined to provide the best service to our customers regardless a sale was completed or not. We like to...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Having shopped around for prices and advice on what sapphires and metals I was after, I decided to go with Lihiniya Gems Just in front of the light house. Shazin was very professional and indeed equipped with a high end technical knowledge about sapphires. I...More

2  Thank lawrence w
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for your kind and explanatory review. This helps other customers and helps customers select us for their custom orders with confidence. We are a family run small business and every single order is undertaken and finished with great care and priority up to...More

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Maria E
20 September 2017|
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Response from Lihiniya | Property representative |
Hello Maria, Thank you for contacting us. Please send us an email or a message through our website so that we can send you some suggestions and information in detail. Logistics is not a problem since we can meet your... More
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LittleInn O
8 October 2015|
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Response from Lahir | Property representative |
No we are in Galle Fort. It's city in the south of Sri Lanka. Please call us on +94912224530
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Alli4sure
17 March 2015|
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Thank you I will call once I arrive.
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