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Lihiniya Gems

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Address: 42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number:
+94 91 2 224530
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10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 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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brought a ring for my wife , yet to have it valued here in England , I felt very comfortable dealing with this family buissness, , we got a certificate to say the stones were... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

brought a ring for my wife , yet to have it valued here in England , I felt very comfortable dealing with this family buissness, , we got a certificate to say the stones were genuine , all stamped , government approved , etc etc , a ring similar in England would be about double the price , it was... More 

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2 Thank adam f
Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Hi Thank you Adam for your review and we appreciate you coming to our store to choose your memorable ring. It was a delight meeting you both and we are glad you made the right choice. As you know we are a small business established n 1983 and have been one of the pioneers in the Galle, Fort area. I... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited Lihiniya Gems 8 years ago when there were very few gem shops in Galle. I bought a very beautiful aquamarine stone with two diamonds which they made into a ring for me and I collected it 4 days later on my way back to Columbo and home to Brighton. I took it to a jeweller in Brighton... More 

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2 Thank Kate M
Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you Kate for your visit and review. It was indeed a pleasant surprise to see you after such a long time. Thank you for your kind words and being a loyal customer. So many things have changed and yes our service to our customers is our most priority. Hope you had a pleasant trip with lots of fond memories... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well this is my fourth order from Lihiniya Gems to add to my collection. Ordering from the UK was very easy and my new Opal ring was packaged extremely well and sealed with a wax seal - which impressed the delivery person no end! Very very pleased with purchase once again and of course I thoroughly recommend Lihiniya Gems for... More 

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Lihiniya G, Manager at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Hi Thank you once again for shopping with us hope to see you in Sri Lanka soon. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this place after seeing great reviews on trip advisor. I was so pleased I listened to the reviews! I took my mum to buy a sapphire and we were so happy with the stone we bought. Unfortunately we didn't have time to make a ring but we came back and made a ring and all the jewellers... More 

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1 Thank Donya F
Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Hi thanks for the review and please do send us a picture of the ring you got made back home so it would help other customers like you. Thank you and warmest wishes from everyone here at Lihiniya Gems More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Lihiniya while holidaying in Galle on 9 January 2017. Well served by the family who advised me on gems to purchase for the ladies in my life, ie four daughters and wife. Came away happy and satisfied with the service and the gems purchased. I was not rushed or ever coaxed to purchasing anything I did not want. Very... More 

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1 Thank zabidizain56
Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure meeting you both, I must say it was so random to meet you while shopping for vegetables and it was nice to show you around our family house. Thank you for the very informative review and hope you like all the gems & jewellery you got from us. Hoping to see you both again, Kind... More 

Riyadh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This store will take him time to explain the different kinds and don't just try to sell you anything. Then make sure you get your value for your money and you will walk out satisfied .....

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2 Thank MMARiyadh
Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you kindly and it was very nice to meet you and receive you at our store. It is very kind of you to remember us in your busy schedule to write a review about us which help future customers to this establishment. More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Found this place on tripadvisor and I'm so happy I did. The service is amazing and they really took the time to explain everything to me. Everywhere we went we kept hearing about foreigner vs local prices and being ripped off, but everyone here really put me at ease! I had a beautiful set of earrings made and I got... More 

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3 Thank Flora W
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Hi thank you for visiting us and getting your earrings made with us. It was such a pleasure doing business with you and we are glad you like them earrings. Hope to see you again sometime. Until then, Good luck on your travels Kind regards from everyone over here More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We passed by while visiting Galle with the kids and turns out my husband had researched about Lihiniya Gems and I got the most beautiful gift for our anniversary. We were served by the owner's son, his name is Irshad Lahir. Their service was very professional even helping our kids stay entertained and happy.

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3 Thank Kensington M
Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review. It was great pleasure to meet you both. Thank you for both for choosing us and trusting us to make your anniversary special. Thank you once again on behalf of Everyone at Lihiniya Gems Irshad. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Once again I have made a visit to my favourite place in Galle Fort. As you explore the area you will see many jewellers with people outside trying to entice you to into their shops. My advice is to carry on walking towards the lighthouse. Lihinia is on the corner opposite. You will not find people trying to sell from... More 

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Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

It was nice seeing you once again this year and thank you for the continued support. It's always a pleasure welcoming you to our establishment. Kindest regards Lahir More 

Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

in Galle you are overwhelmed with jewellery stores and of course one tends to be suspicious. so we have done previous research before we went and this was one of the places that was recommended. we were not disappointed. we tried several other shops where we felt they wanted to persuade us to buy something and felt a bit ripped... More 

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3 Thank Alexandra B
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and encouragements, it was a great pleasure welcoming you to our family store and we are proud to have customers like you. You are always welcome to our shop when ever you are in the island again. Safe travels Kindest regards from everyone at Lihiniya Gems More 

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