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Tiesh by Lakmini Jewelry

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676 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 387045
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have become a great fan of Tiesh and have been there three times, having first been taken reluctantly to the original Kandy store by our driver. The tour is interesting and the owners have links to Australia (the adult children who run the Colombo...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

This is sold as a Gem Museum tour - nah - just a flash frontage for sales. Yes the film is interesting, yes seeing the workman is interesting - but it is the shop floor they want you on. They picked up pretty quick I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank amr100
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Lakmini, is for those who doesnt do their homework, doesn't spend time on research. Quality is okay, the place is nice, but the price is ludicrous. Very very very expensive. Blue topaz is normally 2x-3x USD per carat. Tiesh price is 48 USD per carat....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank JJtw
TieshbyLakmini, Public Relations Manager at Tiesh by Lakmini Jewelry, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Regarding the negative comments made by Mr. Afganeh Bagherzadeh after purchasing a Blue Topaz Stone weighing 51.34cts, we would like to send this clarification regarding the same in order to dispel any doubt or misconception about our organization Tiesh by Lakmini and do hope that...More

Reviewed October 27, 2017

Really loved this place..so informative and our staff guide Hiranda Threemannehettige was just fantastic giving us a brilliant informative talk on all types of gemstones, their mining and preparation and then enabling us to buy without pressure and in fact putting extraordinary effort into understanding...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Ian C
Reviewed April 17, 2017

They start with a small documentary screening about gem mining in Sri Lanka and how they make precious ornaments out of the gems. Then they take you to a mock gem minewell to get a feel of the real thing. They still use a lot...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank GomathiShankar
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! Great presentation Great staff Tea and coffee (for free!!!) Beautiful jewelry and gemstones that are not unaffordable 😍

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank RobsQM
Reviewed August 21, 2016

I had my heart set for buying a Ceylon sapphire whilst in Sri Lanka, and our tour guide recommended this place. The shop is very respectable. You start your visit by watching a film on the mining of gemstones in Sri Lanka, then the manager...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Sarah A
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Nice little museum part and a educational area to it and of course a great area to buy your sapphire too. Not to pushy staff too

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank michaelpF3505IY
Reviewed February 19, 2016

As part of our tour to the Kandy area we visited this attraction. We watched the film of how gemstones are still mined in Sri Lanka and looked at the mock up of the mine in the showroom. Really quite interesting and informative, especially when...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Reviewed February 5, 2016

Firstly let me say I am very ignorant when it comes to gems, I know what I like when it comes to jewellery however I do not have the knowledge to discuss quality. Enjoyed the introductory film showing how the gems were mined, then looked...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank NswAustraliaDidi
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January 22, 2015|
Response from BANDIVENKATASUBBARAO | Reviewed this property |
This is the one showroom we visited as a tourist Kandy is about 105 Kms from Colombo Airport . ( Journey Time around 2hrs 30mts).