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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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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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Non pressured jewellery shop

The staff were helpful without being pushy, and offered a great range of jewellery. Rings we chose were unusual and very attractive, and they were able to adjust the size... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were helpful without being pushy, and offered a great range of jewellery. Rings we chose were unusual and very attractive, and they were able to adjust the size overnight. We were given certificates for the rings and felt shop is very genuine and trustworthy.

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Falkirk District, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made contact with Irshad at Lihiniya Gems after several personal recommendations. From the get-go he was easy to deal with, clear and reliable. He kept me up-to-date with the progress of the ring being made and sent photos, which were most appreciated. Everything went to plan, and when I received the ring and relevant documentation I was taken aback as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mr Lahir and his son were extremely helpful in sourcing a diamond and helping us to design my engagement ring after we got engaged in Galle. They were excellent at staying in touch whilst we travelled around the country, very responsive to emails regarding the design and cost and finally delivered the ring near Colombo before we flew home. We... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The consultancy started well, as well as discussion about the stones and the jewelry design. After some discount games and discussions about the timing the deal seams to be done. Unpleasant surprise came once we picked up the earrings. They were in different size, even looks like a different master did them. the shop refused to give a certificate for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I went to this shop solely because of the reviews on TripAdvisor and I was not disappointed. I walked away knowing a lot more about gems and got some really great pieces without a lot of haggling. I feel like the price was fair for everyone involved so you can't ask for more than that! Definitely a beginner friendly shop.... More 

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2 Thank Ani913
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We came to Lihiniya Gems because we found so many excelent reviews in Tripadvisor about this family business and we don't regret! Mr. Lahir helped us to choose the right gem according to certain amount of money we wanted to spend. It was easy going talk with a greatest pleasure. After ring was made they deliver it to our hotel,... More 

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Mona Vale, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you are thinking of buying gemstone jewelry in Sri Lanka I can recommend Lihiniya Gems in Galle. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the prices are very reasonable and the quality is excellent. I ordered a sapphire ring, it was ready in a couple of days and is beautiful.

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2 Thank Kim S
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you Kim and it was a pleasure having you all at our shop. It is very genourous of you to reccommend us on here. Please do call again. Kindest regards from everyone at Lihiniya Gems More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I bought a beautiful moonstone silver ring from here whilst staying in Galle. It was very reasonable at $30 and looks gorgeous. The shop looks clean, well organised and was air conditioned which is always nice! Irshad served us, he was very helpful, not pushy at all and we had a lovely chat with him.

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

Thank you for reviewing us here on tripadvisor it was a great pleasure chatting to you both and thank you for visiting, I hope you liked the ring and remember us for years to come. would like to see you both again in the future. best regards from Lihiniya Gems More 

London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I ordered a bespoke pink sapphire and diamond ring from Lihiniya gems and from discussing my requirements, making the masterpiece through to delivering the finished product they were true professionals. My ring is wonderful and met my exact requirements. I will be ordering more gems from these professionals and would recommend them without any hesitation. If you want that something... More 

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7 Thank majellamyers
Lihiniya, Manager at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you Mrs. Myers, we are very proud of the work we have done for you and thank you for all your recommendations. It is a great strength to our business. kindest regards, More 

Etten-Leur, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We went in just to have a look. I bought a beautiful and simple pair of earrings with a bleu moonstine in it. We had a lovely conversation, of the gemstones. And my own little business.

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

Thank you for visiting us. It was nice to meet you both and we hope you visit us again in the future. More 

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