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Lihiniya Gems

42A Hospital Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 224530
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Great store

My friends and I had a great time shopping at this store and found the staff very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anna F
Great service

From the moment we entered the shop we were made to feel at ease,there was no pressure selling.We... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 6 days ago

My friends and I had a great time shopping at this store and found the staff very helpful and accommodating. We visited this shop in particular as it was recommended to us by a friend of mine from Sri Lanka.More

2  Thank Anna F
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Anna, Thank you for the review. We hope word of mouth spreads and you in turn recommend more of your friends to us too. Service is very important to us and we strive to help all our customers who come in to our store...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we entered the shop we were made to feel at ease,there was no pressure selling.We were looking for a half eternity ring with Sri Lankan ruby,s and knew exactly what we wanted. After Irshad showed us a few designs we saw one...More

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2  Thank Bob T
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Bob for shopping with us. I hope your wife is delighted with the ring she chose and will cherish it for years to come. Thank you for endorsing us on here and we hope to see more of you both again in Sri...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With little knowledge of purchasing gems I visited this shop owing to ratings on trip advisor. I wasn't disappointed. The service is exemplary and the staff are not at all pushy giving me the opportunity to browse before asking if I needed help. I was...More

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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing us and it is always a joy to hear positive remarks from a happy customer. We wish you well and we hope you visit us again when you are in the country

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after our daughter bought the stone for her engagement ring here. Wanted a white sapphire stud earring set in silver In every other jewellery shop in Galle we were shown lots we didn’t want - but was more expensive. Service here was calm...More

2  Thank Kokler
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank your for reviewing us and sharing your experience with potential customers. We appreciate your business very much. Our aim is to always serve customers with the best service and with the best of quality products for a reasonable price in the market. We price...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came over to Sri Lanka on holidays with my partner. I knew that it was famous for sapphires and I wanted to purchase some but I was so afraid of all the fake stones, scammers and stories you hear about drivers and guides getting...More

1  Thank keithkenning1
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Keith for the well informative review. These reviews help other customers like you make decisions on their trips and purchases. We always like to educate the customers on the products as much as we can before they make any purchases. That way the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bought a few small pieces here but the team led by the owner was polite, attentive and honest. Buying gems and jewellery can be tricky thus reputation precedes everything else. Would surely recommend them.

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2  Thank fahadmotikhan
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Fahad for visiting us. It was a very pleasant meeting and we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don’t know much about gems so it was with some trepidation that I entered the fray. I came away with a beautiful sapphire pendant for my wonderful mother in law with more knowledge and confidence in my purchase than I expected.

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3  Thank Virginia M
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us. I hope next time you will go away with something for yourself too. It was a pleasure educating you on different gem stones and varieties and qualities of sapphires. best wishes from everyone here at Lihiniya Gems

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

I did my research before I got to Sri Lanka for the first time when I came across Lihiniya Gems. Browsing their website I was interested in quite a few pieces. When I got to Galle after almost finishing my holiday and just before going...More

2  Thank Peter c
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Pete, It was a pleasure meeting you and showing you what we had n our store, we take great pride in the unique pieces of jewellery we have in store, because we are proud that we design them ourselves and...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Visited Lihiniya Gems on a recommendation of a friend. I wasn’t disappointed by the professionalism and honesty of the people running this wonderful family business. I have been waiting for a long time to find the right Padparadscha Sapphire and they had the perfect stone...More

1  Thank Cassia F
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review and it was a pleasure to make your ring which turned out to be an absolute stunner of a ring! once again thank you for the review and we would be grateful to you if you could include a picture...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

It's difficult to have confidence buying this sort of expensive item in a foreign country with little experience. However, the guys at Lihinya gems are professional and allow you time and space to look at the goods! They offer gem certification - and when done...More

2  Thank Ash12341234
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Lihiniya G, Owner at Lihiniya Gems, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Ash for your informative review, we appreciate you taking the time to write about us and we also wish you good luck in your wedded life together.

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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
October 8, 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
March 17, 2015|
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Thank you I will call once I arrive.
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