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Lihiniya Gems

42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 224530
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Having spent hours with my wife in a gem retailer in Kandy this was a refreshing change to have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
aspirebern
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Bern, Switzerland
Lihiniya times two

Irshad and his team saved both birthday and christmas for my wife (and me). Pendant finished in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
john p
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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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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42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 224530
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Reviewed 2 days 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

3  Thank aspirebern
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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
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

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
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

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Irshad was great, he is a laid back kind of guy that is second generation owner of this small fort facing Gem Shop. When my husband & I visited we felt no pressure to buy which is the first thing I want to mention. Second...More

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

Thank you for your review and visiting us. It was a pleasure getting to know you both and making that ring your husband wanted. We hope that you come to Galle again soon in your journeys. best wishes

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Irshad at Lihiniya Gems knew what I was looking for and took time to find the exact Saphire I wanted and then put it in a setting of my choice. I only had one more day down in Galle so he rushed the order through...More

2  Thank PaulnLizzy
Lihiniya G, Manager at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you so much Paul & Lizzy, It was so nice to meet you both and your friends too. Please keep in touch and do visit us again Regards Irshad

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting this family establishment located in the heart of the fort district. Irshad, his father and family really took the time to look after us and assist us with our purchase. Very happy with a wonderful pair of pink sapphires and...More

3  Thank Wendy M
Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you Wendy for your kind words and we are sure this will encourage many more travellers to visit our store. Our business is based and focuses on customer satisfaction and quality. We always strive to give the best in quality and service to our...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

I went to Lihiniya Gems having checked it out on Trip Advisor first. We were greeted by Irshad who spent time with me understanding exactly what I wanted and helping me with the design for the pendant. It was great to get the pictures as...More

3  Thank lmm10_12
Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you for visiting us and choosing to buy your Sapphire from us. We were also thrilled how your pendant turned out. We hope your wife is happy with the pendant and please do contact us if you need anything else at all. regards.

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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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