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Lihiniya Gems

Open Now: 09:30 - 19:00
Open today: 09:30 - 19:00
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Quick and courteous service

I walked into the store around 5pm on a Friday. I knew what I wanted and explained. They counseled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hawalli, Kuwait
Earrings as a special birthday present

We first visited Lihiniya Gems on our visit to Sri Lanka back in 2006, and we purchased some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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“mr lahir”(14 reviews)
“sapphire ring”(13 reviews)
“gem shop”(10 reviews)
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...more
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42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 224530
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone appeared very helpful, although certification for the stone we purchased (all prices in USA dollars) may not have been entirely genuine based on feedback from my Australian jeweller upon our return (stone has a chip in the side), however ring was made in less...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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lihiniyagems, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you kindly for your feedback. While we are grateful to you for your business and comments, we have to point out a few facts about Certification and sapphires. We certify our sapphires from the National Gem & Jewellery Authority of Sri Lanka, which is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked into the store around 5pm on a Friday. I knew what I wanted and explained. They counseled on types of sapphires to go with my existing green sapphire and diamond and we (he) designed a new ring right there. Since we were taking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank carolola75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited Lihiniya Gems on our visit to Sri Lanka back in 2006, and we purchased some jewellery from them. Since then all my expensive jewellery has been obtained from these jewellers. We ordered some earrings from Lihiniya Gems website just over a week...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank Familyholidays190734
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited to enquire about a pair of sapphire earrings. We were quite intimidated by the number of jewellers in Galle Fort and the varying online views of the best place to go. We definitely found the best. Shazin was very patient...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank TbuzzK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited when on holiday in early December 2018 looking to buy a pair of sapphires to be set on a ring either side of a diamond. I emailed prior to the visit and Irshad replied promptly confirming they should be able to accommodate me....More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Alfie Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long story short, I bought the sapphire for my wife’s engagement ring 15 years ago. I had been looking to buy a pair of sapphire earrings and a Xmas holiday in Galle provided a perfect opportunity. Gabi got a very well priced pendant too as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank ianr648
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visisted Galle, Sri Lanka, a month ago (November 2018) and after researching sapphires for a while and off the reccomendation of a friend, I found myself in Lihiniya Gems store. The staff were so welcoming and I felt well taken care of as soon...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank R6982QRlaurenk
Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

It was purely by chance that I visited the shop.Was impressed by the variety and the beautiful collection.I purchased a ring,which was a little tight,so they fixed it for me in a couple of hours.Thoroughly impressed with the attention and help offered in choosing the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Roving289597
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

I emailed a couple of jewellery shops before visiting Galle for the cricket as I had been given a stone which I wanted set as a ring. Prices were similar in the responses but my preferred contact was from Lihiniya. I visited with some friends,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank UKMorwenna
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I can't recommend this place highly enough!! While living in Sri Lanka I decided to propose to my girlfriend and was looking for the perfect engagement ring. Anyone who has been to Galle will know that it's easy to get overwhelmed by the choice of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank PeteMathers
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Maria E
20 September 2017|
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
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
17 March 2015|
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Response from Alli4sure |
Thank you I will call once I arrive.