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“Right place to buy pure Sri Lankan handloom items for souvenirs or gifts.”
Review of Selyn

Selyn
Ranked #5 of 13 things to do in Kurunegala
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Owner description: Selyn is a Sri Lanka’s only Fair Trade Guaranteed Handloom company that engages the traditional community of Handloom weavers in bringing to you products handmade with 100% cotton and infinite measures of skill and devotion. You will find bright and beautiful fabrics, garments, toys, home-ware, other accessories and souvenirs to carry to your loved ones back home! Truly Sri Lankan! Visit our other stores in Colombo, Kandy and Negombo
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I like the place, I like the story behind the brand, behind the people who started and engaged with this ethical and beautiful craft. Please, ask the shop managers to introduce you to the Selyn. Prices here are reasonable and the quality competitive with the rivals around.

Thank Seganart
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Reviewed 18 November 2015

very good quality
localy made cloths in multi colours very attractive
but expensive than in its class and have some options from other shops in the city

Thank sakukidentalhospital
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Reviewed 7 February 2015

I travel to Kurunegala every year, and always stop by the Selyn showroom there. They have recently completely rearranged the display, and it looks great! Their trademark bright colours and fashionable clothing always find their way into my suitcase. And don´t miss a look at the weaving centre behind the showroom. You can hear the ´clackety clack´of the looms while inside..just ask to be shown out back!

1  Thank TimothyStraight
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

Out of the many things we did and places we saw during our 2 weeks in Sri Lanka, the Selyn visit remains one of the strongest memories. The product designs are 'clean' and stylish, with great colours bringing the different fabrics to life. While there, my friends and I agreed that if you would set up the same store in stockholm it would all be sold in no time - clothing, fabrics, toys, decor - everything.

But great design and products is only a part of the story. The best part of it all was the visits to the weaving workshop and the dye plant, where we got to see how a social enterprise can have a real impact on the local community.

We were very impressed with Selyn - if you've got the chance to visit you should definitely go!

1  Thank johbo342
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

A must stop on the way to Kandy!!
Great collection at reasonable prices with a lot of variety from toys to home decor to accessories to handwoven fabrics and clothing.
The interiors are just perfect to bring in the feeling of cultural richness of the island!!
And don’t forget to ask the sales staff to take you to the hand loom weaving workshop that is just behind the store.......

Thank Amrita M
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