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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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Best gems and experience

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... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Riyadh
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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 4 weeks ago

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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3 Thank fimac2
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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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great experience. A family owned business, friendly service from the moment you walk in but most importantly never pushy. We went in to find our engagement ring and we were shown a huge range of different pre made rings and then stones we could have made into rings. We chose a sapphire from the gem range, which was... More 

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4 Thank Caro N
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us to make your special moment in life more special...we are so happy that you are satisfied with our products. It was a pleasure welcoming you to our shop and please do call again Kindest regards from everyone at Lihiniya Gems More 

Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this place in 2013 by chance and found some lovely star ruby stones. Just based on trust and the knowledge shared by the owner, we bought two little stones. They honestly told us there is a difference between the normal ruby and garnet and star ruby which we otherwise were clueless about. Sadly we did not have... More 

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

Thank you and it was a very pleasant surprise seeing you all at our store again after a good few years. hope to see you once again. Happy travels Lahir More 

München, Deutschland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I got a expert advice on the gems. I found 3 wonderful items: 1 necklace with a beautiful amethist, 1 typical bracelet with 10 charming elephants, and a gift for my mother (this was the reason I came into the shop). I hope a lot of people get so happy with this store, than I am. If I ever come... More 

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8 Thank MoniLudwig
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you and you are welcome. It was a pleasure doing business with you and hope to see you again in our store. kind regards More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

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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11 Thank Amk960
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, hope to see you at our establishment once again. kind regards from Lihiniya Gems More 

Falkirk District, Scotland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

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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11 Thank dougieben
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and hope to hear from you again. kind regards More 

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