Colombo Jewellery Stores

When it comes to fashion and lifestyle, only a few would venture away from the Colombo Jewellery Stores (CJS). Possessing a vast collection of exquisite gems and designer jewellery, along with a rich history of serving patrons with unhindered excellence for more than 90 years, CJS has become a hallmark for luxury living in Sri Lanka.

Best Known For

  • The Colombo Jewellery Stores is best known for being one of the premier jewellery stores in the country due to its vast portfolio of unique and exquisite precious gems and jewellery for sale. Thus garnering an unhindered reputation for more than 90 years among its patrons.
  • Couple that with being agents of prestigious watch brands, such as HUBLOT, Bvlgari, Tag Heuer, Raymond Weil and Breitling, along with being advocates of animal conservation and climate change, CJS is an all-round establishment that aims at giving back to the world.

Interesting Facts

  • The Colombo Jewellery Stores possesses a rich history that goes back to the year of 1922, when entrepreneur, Thaha Cassim, ventured out of his hometown of Galle to Colombo to float an enterprise that would eventually become a leading fashion and lifestyle store in the country.
  • Initially establishing itself in Queen’s Street, the stores quickly came to be known as a beacon for quality gems and jewellery.
  • Eventually shifting to York Street, CJS operated its excellent services up until 1984 when they moved to the iconic location of Alfred House Gardens.
  • By then, the second and third generations of the Cassim family had expanded the brand into one of the more sought after names in gems and jewellery.
  • Due to its excellent products and services provided to patrons, the brand gained critical acclaim by international designer giants and was first appointed the agents and distributors of exclusive watch brand ‘Tag Heuer’.
  • CJS eventually collaborated with figures of great influence, such as Otara Gunewardene and Jacqueline Fernandez, thus accentuating the brand and its products to greater heights.
  • So much so that the jewellery store was appointed agents and distributors of brands such as HUBLOT, Bvlgari, Breitling and Raymond Weil.
  • More recently, CJS has ventured into social responsibility campaigns, such as those done in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society and Oceanswell, in order to spread awareness about the importance of the environment.
  • Presently, CJS has 5 outlets, in which 4 of them are located around Colombo and 1 is located in the heritage clad holds of the Galle Fort.

Times, Seasons and Tips

  • The luxury jewellery and watch store in Colombo that has expanded its reach into various parts of the commercial capital and into the historical port city of Galle has varying operating hours.
  • The flagship store operates from 10:00am to 6:00pm, from Monday to Saturday.
  • The branch at the Colombo Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct is open daily from 11:00am to 9:00pm.
  • The Crescat Boulevard branch also operates on a daily basis, however, from 10:00am to 7:30pm.
  • If you are in the Galle Fort, then do note that the branch is open daily from 10:00am to 8:00pm.
  • The most recent outlet in Colombo City Centre operates daily from 10:00am to 10:00pm.
  • Also note that all stores are closed from 12:00pm to 2:00pm on Fridays, due to prayers.
  • All forms of credit and debit cards are accepted, so as to make transactions all the more easier.

If you are looking for that luxury souvenir to take back home and wear proudly or just looking to accentuate your luxurious lifestyle, the Colombo Jewellery Stores is certainly one establishment that should be visited.

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