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Lihiniya Gems

42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 224530
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I absolutely recommend this place!

Such a great experience. A family owned business, friendly service from the moment you walk in but... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
Caro N
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best place to buy star ruby!

We went to this place in 2013 by chance and found some lovely star ruby stones. Just based on trust... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Lakshmy B
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Singapore, Singapore
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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 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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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 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...More

4  Thank Caro N
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

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

Reviewed 21 December 2016

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...More

3  Thank Lakshmy B
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2016

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

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...More

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8  Thank MoniLudwig
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2016

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

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...More

11  Thank Amk960
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

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

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...More

11  Thank dougieben
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

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

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Mr Lahir and his son were extremely helpful in sourcing a diamond and helping us to design my engagement ring after we got engaged in Galle. They were excellent at staying in touch whilst we travelled around the country, very responsive to emails regarding the...More

10  Thank Jade W
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Thank you so much for your review and it was a pleasure doing business with you both. I hope you enjoyed your stay in Sri Lanka and thank you for letting us create the perfect engagement ring for you. Hope to hear from you again...More

Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The consultancy started well, as well as discussion about the stones and the jewelry design. After some discount games and discussions about the timing the deal seams to be done. Unpleasant surprise came once we picked up the earrings. They were in different size, even...More

6  Thank online_checker77
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you for your review and we take all reviews, compliments and also criticisms as learning lessons moving forward in this industry. As we remember, yes there was some discount games, that was due to the budget you were with, and the stones YOU chose...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016

I went to this shop solely because of the reviews on TripAdvisor and I was not disappointed. I walked away knowing a lot more about gems and got some really great pieces without a lot of haggling. I feel like the price was fair for...More

10  Thank Ani913
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Thank you for your honest comments about our establishment. We strive to improve our service everyday and quality of goods. Kind regards, Lihiniya Gems

Reviewed 12 October 2016

If you are thinking of buying gemstone jewelry in Sri Lanka I can recommend Lihiniya Gems in Galle. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the prices are very reasonable and the quality is excellent. I ordered a sapphire ring, it was ready in a...More

11  Thank Kim S
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you Kim and it was a pleasure having you all at our shop. It is very genourous of you to reccommend us on here. Please do call again. Kindest regards from everyone at Lihiniya Gems

Reviewed 2 October 2016

I bought a beautiful moonstone silver ring from here whilst staying in Galle. It was very reasonable at $30 and looks gorgeous. The shop looks clean, well organised and was air conditioned which is always nice! Irshad served us, he was very helpful, not pushy...More

11  Thank Ellie C
Lihiniya, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for reviewing us here on tripadvisor it was a great pleasure chatting to you both and thank you for visiting, I hope you liked the ring and remember us for years to come. would like to see you both again in the future....More

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LittleInn O
Yes..are you near the Port of Colombo Sri Lanka?
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
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Alli4sure
What is the best way for me to get there from my Hotel Avani in Bentota? Please advise the best way to get back to my Hotel too. Thank you Alex
17 March 2015|
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Thank you I will call once I arrive.
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