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Over priced over sold and sadly fake gems. We were taken here as part of a Peregrine Tour so assumed that it was all above board. But it is not, purchased earrings that are worth far less than I paid and are not even sapphires....More
Our driver guide brought us here, and we were shown a short video on gem mining and given a briefing on Sri Lankan precious stones, which was quite interesting.
It was obvious to the member of staff that was escorting us around the Centre that...More
We started with a little education and a video about gemstone mining which was interesting to me - a gem collector hobbyist. I was fascinated with the museum part but was rushed through this as the guide was intent on giving his sales pitch and...More
Taken here by our driver as part of a weeks tour of the Cultural Triangle. Interesting museum,video and show cases that depict all the gems which can be found in Sri Lanka.
I chose 2 Cats eye moonstones to be made into earrings to be...More
We were taken to this place by our driver/guide without the chance to read any reviews. If you’re lucky enough to read trip advisor prior to going to this establishment then please take heed of this warning and the other similar reviews. Don’t give them...More
My father and i went in and Dad chose 2 very nice sapphires. We decided to get them made into a ring each. The next day when we went to collect them, my father was sure the stones had been swapped. He was so disappointed...More
Date of experience: January 2019
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prasanna919, Manager at Prasanna Gem Centre, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2019
It is very surprising you have not contacted and confronted us then and there if you had a problem. Our impression was that both of you were very happy with the purchase and you did mention you were. After all you were in Srilanka after...More
I have been here yesterday and I was fascinated with the stuff they have got and the museum gives nice idea about the mining. The staff was very nice of course they have to since they have to do their business. Anyway worth seeing and...More
I read through the comments from other customers. Similarly I did not intend to buy precious stones but ended up getting a pair of rings. I don't agree that they con and make you buy it but the level of customer care can change your...More
We visited here as part of our tour of Sri Lanka.
To be honest beforehand I was not interested in going but went anyway. You got to watch a short video which was really interesting and then see the workshop.
We really had gone with...More