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Hemachandras (Kandy) Limited Jewellers

939 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 387387
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Trustworthy, brilliant family jewellers since1942

There are two enormous floors of beautiful Sri Lankan fine stone jewellery to look at after... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennyrontravel
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Melbourne, Australia
great selection and excellent service

I went to Hemachandras with a Gate 1 tour group and expected to be followed around and harrassed to... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
Frauke Elisabet... R
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Moreno Valley, California
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Hemachandras, Synonymous with Quality Gems & Jewellery. A Precious Heritage, Nurtured and Perfected, Since 1942. We produce gem studded jewellery in 9K, 14K and 18K yellow gold, 18K white gold and 925 sterling silver. Our finish is distinctive and singularly outstanding, which is why our jewellery stand out among others. In a land that mines and exports some of the world's most priceless gems that have even been the choice of royalty, we purchase only the finest, authentic gemstones, carefully handpicked and scientifically tested in our well equipped modern laboratories by qualified gemmologists and certificates issued by a member of the panel.
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939 Peradeniya Road, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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+94 81 2 387387
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two enormous floors of beautiful Sri Lankan fine stone jewellery to look at after observing displays, a film of the mining, and seeing the cutting process. Mr. Hemandras is totally charming and helpful. I bought a pale coloured beautifully sparkling, cut sapphire, set...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I went to Hemachandras with a Gate 1 tour group and expected to be followed around and harrassed to buy , my experience in India and China. . This store treats customers better! No pressure, one is free to walk around and look. I wanted...More

3  Thank Frauke Elisabet... R
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

My partner and I visited here to look at gems for an engagement ring. Specifically for a yellow sapphire. We were served by Rooan (spelling may be incorrect). We received the best service. He provided us with an great tour of their museum, took time...More

2  Thank Momo2907
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

I visited this place because our driver suggested that we would be able to see how gemstones are cut. First we were shown a short film (8 minutes) which shows different kinds of gemstones and how they are mined. Next we were taken to the...More

1  Thank Ashvin S
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

They must be the oldest Jewellers in Kandy. I Went here for a quick look at their museum and the factory and ended up falling in love with all the Jewelery they had and buying a pretty little sapphire ring. The salesman was really knowledgable...More

4  Thank alicecheng1978
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

We did not have any expectations when our "driver" took us to this jeweller. We started with a video introducing us to gem mining. Thereafter, we requested to see the show rooms, which were very impressive in terms of size and choice. Our "sales-person" was...More

3  Thank R26_10
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

It was interesting to visit. We were shown into their showroom and given a free refreshing soft drink. After watching a short video on mining works in Sri Lanka, we were taken to the gem museum. Their jewelry showroom is huge, and they have pretty...More

2  Thank jasonbot1980
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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

We were told that they have factory visit and show how gems are polished and also a short documentary on that. When we went there we were asked if we would like to see jewellery first or see documentary and we opted to see jewellery...More

1  Thank Yogesh J
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Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We ended up at Hemachandras Jewellers after visiting several jewellers in Kandy. They were the only Jewellers with GIA certified gemstones and a GIA gemologist on site. They managed to find the exact sapphire we required and make the setting in just over two days...More

4  Thank CalvinThai
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

If you are looking to buy a piece of jewellery this is a government trusted shop in Kandy. On arrival for our planned visit we were met by Ravindra Manemendra who guided us around the workshop which was very interesting. I was able to take...More

6  Thank Debbie J
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