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Natural Silk Factory

691 Colombo Road | Gintota, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 234379
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The best staff in Galle! High quality products. Very interesting place for visit. Prices were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
darek1232017
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Nowogard, Poland
Nice shop!

The negative comments we read did not match up with what we encountered. Our visit: After a short... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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Only place in Sri Lanka to witness an informative walk tour through our process from mulberry plantation, live silk worms, cocoons, extraction and final weaving of the finest silk. With a rich history over 25 years NAtural Silk Factory has become a one stop shop for all your silk requisities - Clothing to interiors. Come discover a whole world of silks.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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691 Colombo Road | Gintota, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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+94 91 2 234379
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best staff in Galle! High quality products. Very interesting place for visit. Prices were accept. My wife was delighted!

Thank darek1232017
SHEHAN S, Director of Sales at Natural Silk Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the beautiful review. Glad to hear you and your wife enjoyed your visit to our store and demonstration of making silk. Looking forward to see you again in Sri Lanka.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The negative comments we read did not match up with what we encountered. Our visit: After a short introduction as to how silk is made we were lead to the shop. We were mainly interested in buying something made with quality material and we were...More

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SHEHAN S, Director of Sales at Natural Silk Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the review. Hope you had a wonderful holiday in Sri Lanka. Thank you for visiting our store. Enjoy the warmth of our pure silk shawls you purchased from us.

Reviewed 12 September 2017

We cannot say enough good things about the team at Natural Silk Factory. They went above and beyond to make not 1, but 5 Lama Sarees for my nieces within a 2 day turnaround! Here's how it went down: During our honeymoon in Sri Lanka...More

Thank Josepha B
SHEHAN S, Director of Sales at Natural Silk Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Thank you very much for your beautiful review. Appreciation from great customers like you is what makes our team motivated. Everyone who had been a part of your 5 Lama Saree order are overjoyed reading it. Truly a wonderful write up from you. It was...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We had a WONDERFUL VISIT to Natural Silk Factory! The tour was very, very interesting and the silk clothing was gorgeous and beautifully crafted! We were so impressed and would HIGHLY RECOMMEND putting this on your itinerary if visiting Galle!!

Thank Alexis S
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Full of the most beautiful things, could've bought the whole shop!! Such high quality and really classy styles. I had one of their silk dresses tailored to fit me perfectly and my friend had a dress made from a photo on her phone, choosing the...More

1  Thank minniewat
SHEHAN S, Director of Sales at Natural Silk Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Hi, Thank you for the review. It was our pleasure having you and your friend at our store. Glad you liked the dresses made. Hope you had a wonderful time in Sri Lanka. Take care. See you again.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

The short explanation of how they harvest the silk was very interesting and all new to me. However once we were done with it we were quickly escorted into the shop which in my opinion was very expensive. The other thing that bothered me was...More

Thank Paddycochrane
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend we had been in the silk factory in Cambodia last year. Compared to it, this is very very poor. They give you a small introduction of how the silk worms are grown, but you will not get to know all silk...More

1  Thank Ieva P
Reviewed 8 January 2017

My famliy and I visited the Natural Silk Factory on 22.12.2016 in the afternoon, because my wife want to buy some silk material for a morroccan national Dress. During the selection of the material we saw some Pictures with Bavarian Dirndl's. We ask the owner...More

Thank Norbert P
SHEHAN S, Director of Sales at Natural Silk Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

Dear Norbert Thank you for visiting our store. It was pleasure having you here. Hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday in Sri Lanka. Enjoy the dirndls. Looking forward to see you again in Sri Lanka. Take care.

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We had a very interesting and informative visit at the factory. Beatiful shop with lots of different silk fabrics. A very friendly staff

Thank Kell T
SHEHAN S, Director of Sales at Natural Silk Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Dear Kell, Thank you for visiting our store. It was our pleasure having you. Glad you enjoyed our informative walk through of silk process. Wishing you a very happy new year. Take care and looking forward to see you again in Sri Lanka.

Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit, lovely welcome and interesting talk about the silk worms. Lovely clothes and silk textiles we bought some gorgeous elephant cushion covers! Good price for pure silk!

Thank Ali S
SHEHAN S, Director of Sales at Natural Silk Factory, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Thank you for visiting our store. It was our pleasure having you. Take care and looking forward to see you again in Sri Lanka.

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lg77772015
18 January 2017|
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Response from SHEHAN S | Property representative |
Dear Lorna, Yes we do sell silk by meter. We have all kinds of 100% silk fabrics. And yes we do silk curtain orders as well. Mainly curtains are done in Raw silk which is a hand woven fabric. Usually we take about 3 to 10... More
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wendythepom
2 October 2016|
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Response from SHEHAN S | Property representative |
Well you don't need to pre book it. We are open all 7 days 8.30 to 17.00 and you may visit us anytime. Since it's only an demonstration of making silk it last about 10 to 15 minutes only. Please let us know if more infor... More
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