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Prasanna Gem Centre

921 Sirimavo Bandaranayake Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 389892
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Excellent service

prasanna gems provide us an excellent service with a friendly staff.Prasanna Gem Center (Pvt) Ltd... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
suresh t
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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
Tourists beware

I had been to quite a few shops over 2 weeks in Sri Lanka and asked for a good store to get... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
Vicky C
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27 Feb 2018
“Interesting talk.”
15 Dec 2017
“pushy”
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:30
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921 Sirimavo Bandaranayake Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 81 2 389892
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Reviewed 2 days ago

prasanna gems provide us an excellent service with a friendly staff.Prasanna Gem Center (Pvt) Ltd, is an internationally renowned Gem and Jewellery trading company with a reputable history of over 40 years

Thank suresh t
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I had been to quite a few shops over 2 weeks in Sri Lanka and asked for a good store to get something before we left Kandy for home... we were taken here to Prasanna by our driver. The museum was interesting, but then the...More

Thank Vicky C
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

We weren't all that interested in buying any gems but found the talk to be interesting, the people all seemed very nice. We didn't experience any hard sell - we were upfront from the start to say that we weren't interested in buying anything. We...More

Thank sonyah26
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Unless you know your stones, beware of the shop. There is mixed feedback and I trusted my guide who recommended the place - big mistake. Sales person named Sunil told the blue sapphire I was about to purchase is natural and not treated with heat....More

1  Thank Saida Y
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

Our guide took us there as part of his tour, it was soon clear that it was the same as all Sri Lanka attractions in that they give you special treatment you watch a small video and then comes the hard sell. Be strong unless...More

Thank Craig w
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

We went to Sri Lanka with a very reputable travel company and personal guide. He recommended this gem centre. There is a very interesting museum, film and gem area where you can learn a lot about the gems mined in Sri Lanka. The gems were...More

1  Thank jon b
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

I never saw such selling in my life!!!! please don't purchase anything in these stores, unless you know your jewelry. Fake Fake and more Fakes is all I can say!!!!!! Ruby fillers is what they are, their guarantee is worth nothing!!!!!! Thank goodness for credit...More

1  Thank lbbabb
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

I bought 4 natural blue sapphires each .25ct. and had a ring made to my design at this Gem Centre in Kandy.The ring was delivered the next day to our tour group's hotel where I had the option of buying it or not with no...More

2  Thank 298brendan
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Know what you want before visiting and expect to pay handsomely. We went with a tour group. Interesting little film on how the stones are mined and then you are led straight into the showroom! I was "treated" to a sapphire ring and thus was...More

1  Thank Iman321
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The tour is informative and quite good. A salesperson will tell you about gem stones, show you around the shop and there is a movie too. You are made to feel comfortable and then comes the sales part. Likely sit at a table, look at...More

Thank Billy_Whimwa
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Sharan K
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Response from Saida Y | Reviewed this property |
No. I had bad experience, they lied about sapphire - it was heat treated but they told me it was not. Overpriced big time.
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