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Lihiniya Gems

42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 224530
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Beautiful platinum and sapphire necklace made to order

Having shopped around for prices and advice on what sapphires and metals I was after, I decided to... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
lawrence w
Gem Shopping In Galle Fort

Irshad was great, he is a laid back kind of guy that is second generation owner of this small fort... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
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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, Gold & Platinum 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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42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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+94 91 2 224530
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Having shopped around for prices and advice on what sapphires and metals I was after, I decided to go with Lihiniya Gems Just in front of the light house. Shazin was very professional and indeed equipped with a high end technical knowledge about sapphires. I...More

2  Thank lawrence w
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for your kind and explanatory review. This helps other customers and helps customers select us for their custom orders with confidence. We are a family run small business and every single order is undertaken and finished with great care and priority up to...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Irshad was great, he is a laid back kind of guy that is second generation owner of this small fort facing Gem Shop. When my husband & I visited we felt no pressure to buy which is the first thing I want to mention. Second...More

2  Thank lankawoman
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for your review and visiting us. It was a pleasure getting to know you both and making that ring your husband wanted. We hope that you come to Galle again soon in your journeys. best wishes

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Reviewed October 26, 2017

Irshad at Lihiniya Gems knew what I was looking for and took time to find the exact Saphire I wanted and then put it in a setting of my choice. I only had one more day down in Galle so he rushed the order through...More

2  Thank PaulnLizzy
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Lihiniya G, Manager at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you so much Paul & Lizzy, It was so nice to meet you both and your friends too. Please keep in touch and do visit us again Regards Irshad

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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of visiting this family establishment located in the heart of the fort district. Irshad, his father and family really took the time to look after us and assist us with our purchase. Very happy with a wonderful pair of pink sapphires and...More

3  Thank Wendy M
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you Wendy for your kind words and we are sure this will encourage many more travellers to visit our store. Our business is based and focuses on customer satisfaction and quality. We always strive to give the best in quality and service to our...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

I went to Lihiniya Gems having checked it out on Trip Advisor first. We were greeted by Irshad who spent time with me understanding exactly what I wanted and helping me with the design for the pendant. It was great to get the pictures as...More

3  Thank lmm10_12
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for visiting us and choosing to buy your Sapphire from us. We were also thrilled how your pendant turned out. We hope your wife is happy with the pendant and please do contact us if you need anything else at all. regards.

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

We bought a ring for my girlfriend. The staff was extremely helpful in searching for the perfect ring. When They didnt have this, exactly They helped us by designing And creating the ring As wanted. Staff was Very patient, kind And assisted in creating a...More

2  Thank LSchoor
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for your generous review. It would always be a pleasure welcoming you both again to our establishment. We pride ourselves in service and quality. Hope we see you in Galle once again. take care

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Could not be happier with my customized ring. Friendly staff, trusthfull shop. Irshad Lahir was extremely patient and listened carefully to our wishes while keeping in mind our budget. He could give us good advices about what sizes of diamond fit together and what kind...More

2  Thank Romy v
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2017

Thank you for the review and we are always happy to help. Thank you for your recommendation and we hope to see you and maybe your friends and family too in the future. best regards

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

I visited Lihiniya Gems at the advice of my sister after she told me it was 'one of the best jewellers in Sri Lanka'. The staff placed no pressure on me to purchase anything (this was in stark contrast to other jewellers I had visited)...More

4  Thank emmaheaton
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Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Hi thanks for your generous review. It was a great pleasure meeting you both and doing business with. As much as we like a challenge we also make sure that we deliver exactly what our customer expects from us. Hope to hear from you both...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

We visited Lihiniya gems in search of a simple sapphire ring. We met Ishrad and his Dad. Ishrad helped us to choose the perfect sapphire and band for us and had a ring made and ready for collection the next day. It was a lovely...More

3  Thank Grainne C
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Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Hi thank you and we are glad that you are happy with the ring we made for you. We hope you come back to us again and recommend more of your friends and family to us. Greetings from Lihiniya Gems

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

We came across Lihiniya Gems when searching for reputable jewellers in Galle, the last stop on our honeymoon in Sri Lanka. After almost being pressured into purchasing a sapphire in the tourist trap jewellers in Kandy, we found this family run business within the old...More

3  Thank Pete K
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Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Hi Pete thanks for your review. It was indeed a pleasure having you both at our store and making that lovely Sapphire pendant. I know you wanted something special on your honeymoon and thank you for trusting us to make it memorable with the pendant....More

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Maria E
September 19, 2017|
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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
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LittleInn O
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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
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Alli4sure
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Thank you I will call once I arrive.
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