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Salie's Fine Jewelery & Gem Stones

151 Galle Road, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 2321523
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An amazing experience to end an incredible holiday

We visited Salies today on our final day here in Sri Lanka and we did not leave disappointed. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
charlotteharding21
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Missing visiting Salies

Hi Isam I gave last weekend to my wife the band rings you did for us when we lived in Sri Lanka... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eduardo M
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Specializing in custom made fine jewellery in the heart of Colombo, incorporating fine quality gemstones that are clean, and brilliently cut. Any and all treatments performed in stones used and metal, declared and certified with guarantee.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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151 Galle Road, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
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+94 2321523
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"no pressure to buy"
in 13 reviews
"sapphire ring"
in 9 reviews
"fine jewelry"
in 5 reviews
"engagement ring"
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"beautiful jewelry"
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"loose stones"
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"his mother"
in 6 reviews
"his lovely wife"
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"quality pieces"
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"fourth generation"
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"store owner"
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"beautiful ring"
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"fair deal"
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"ear rings"
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"custom pieces"
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"purchased several"
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"sri lanka for years"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited Salies today on our final day here in Sri Lanka and we did not leave disappointed. The staff were incredibly helpful and even though we were on a fairly modest budget they treated us with incredible respect and grace and went out above...More

Thank charlotteharding21
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hi Isam I gave last weekend to my wife the band rings you did for us when we lived in Sri Lanka. We continue missing the visits to your shop. Please pass my regards to your mother and wife. Thanks again for every piece you...More

2  Thank Eduardo M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I usually don't write reviews but my experience with Isam and his wife was extraordinary. Buying jewerly is very intimate, and in a foreign county, it becomes intimidating and fearful. I had browsed other shops in Colombo but didn't feel at ease and went to...More

Thank tsmwong
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Sri Lanka not even considering buying a sapphire. I checked out Trip Advisor and Salie’s came up as the number one for shopping. After reading the reviews we headed off as a family to Salie’s. We spent some time looking at stones...More

Thank juliachapman7
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Salie's after reading some reviews and a blog post online about shopping for sapphires in Sri Lanka. I didn't know what I wanted, if anything, and I didn't have much knowledge of gemstones, but I read enough to know what types of questions...More

Thank JKCandEK
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I traveled around SR on a private tour. The driver always took us to Jewelry stores that while looking wonderful increased the prices to cover the driver commission. We never bought at those stores. We found Salie's by other American's reviews and...More

Thank MarkandSheri954
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Isalie151, Owner at Salie's Fine Jewelery & Gem Stones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mark, Thank you for finding us in a sea of many experiences, and jewelers of many kinds, we keep trying to do what ever it takes to keep the readers of your experience, and all our valued clients well informed, and well looked after...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here with our two small children. They were so great with our kids, giving them coloring and gem stones to play with while we were there. They let you browse in peace, no pushy sales tactics. Salie and his family are extremely honest...More

Thank Sarah P
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Isalie151, Owner at Salie's Fine Jewelery & Gem Stones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Sarah, Yes we enjoyed having the team at the store, our own kids visit us every day ( or rather fly in and out) so we are prepared, that is part of the whole experience and we were happy to help. With regards to...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

After doing my research on where to buy gems and have something made Salies kept ticking the boxes. Many other places whilst had good reviews also had many negative ones. Salies reviews on trip advisor and google is what convinced me to shop here. The...More

Thank Ann N
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Isalie151, Owner at Salie's Fine Jewelery & Gem Stones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ann, Its a treat to read the happy comments you have patiently articulated into a beautiful review; thankful we are for having the blessing to serve good customers like you self, who leave a feeling of warmth and total satisfaction that everything we did...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

We visited Salie's on a recent trip to Sri Lanka. Their selection of jewellery was excellent and they were very knowledgeable. I would recommend visiting this shop when you are in Colombo.More

Thank 400JDZ
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Isalie151, Owner at Salie's Fine Jewelery & Gem Stones, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hi There, Even if its a few words, its with joy that we read them and appreciate the time you have given us, that alone is an endorsement that serves as proof and assurance to all your valued readers, that we will see when they...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The Jews in this store we're amazing. The host there was very helpful and gave lots of tips on what was the right jewel for us.More

Thank Harper I
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Isalie151, Owner at Salie's Fine Jewelery & Gem Stones, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hello Harper, A warm thank you and word of gratitude that we would like to extend for recognizing us as your valued partner and the opportunity presented to us to deliver a bespoke piece of srilankan craftsmanship. I am certain that your recommendation will encourage...More

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Dana032
17 November 2017|
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Response from Isalie151 | Property representative |
Hi Yes we do have Cornflower Blue sapphires and in the estimated price rage depending on parameters of dimensions pertaining to the colour clarity being above average it would cost about US 900.00 to US 1,150.00 for the... More
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