Tiesh Gems and Jewellery

Possessing more than 2 decades of experience in the Sri Lankan gem and Jewellery industry, the family owned gem and jewellery store has become a prime example of fine handcrafted jewellery, with the inclusion of unique gemstones and even rare specimens of precious stones. Doubling as a museum that allows you to understand the cutting and polishing of fine jewellery, Tiesh Gems and Jewellery provides you an exquisite experience in the world of precious minerals.

Best Known For

  • Tiesh Gems and Jewellery is famed for being one of the premier jewellery stores in Sri Lanka, due to the exquisite craftsmanship that goes into making handcrafted pieces; using unique gem stones, along with rare specimens of precious stones that follow international standards and warranties.
  • Couple that with the display of a number of exemplary collections to choose from, along with being a museum and workshop that displays the intricacies of jewellery crafting, complete with even the display of old equipment utilised for handmade jewellery, Tiesh gives many a patron an all-round experience of the industry.

Interesting Facts

  • Established in 1997, in a small block of land along the Peradeniya Road that is historically known as the ‘Panabokke Walawwe’, entrepreneur Lasantha De Fonseka had a vision of producing handcrafted jewellery on par with international standards, along with giving the patron a unique experience of the industry.
  • Come the 21st century and Tiesh has grown into one of the premier gem and jewellery stores that caters to a diverse range of clientele.
  • With the younger generation of the family integrating with the older generation, Lasantha, Byrony, Thiyasha and Ayesh De Fonseka have taken the family business to new heights.
  • Presently, Tiesh possesses 2 exclusive stores in the island; one in Kandy and Colombo.
  • Having its origins in Kandy, the Kandy store boasts of 27,000 square feet of all things jewellery.
  • Mainly comprising of the showroom, the Kandy store also acts as an important educator to patrons who walks through its doors, as the store doubles up as a museum and an intriguing simulator of an actual mine in Ratnapura.
  • However, the highlight of both stores, in Kandy and Colombo are the vast showroom spaces displaying the finest handcrafted jewellery; from rings to necklaces and pendants and from seasonal collections to custom made pieces.
  • Hewn from exquisite metals; from 14k, 18k and 22k gold to white gold and rose gold, coupled with the inclusion of precious, unique and rare gemstones; you have certainly got the perfect product.
  • Further making it an exciting experience, is the possibility of crafting your own piece of jewellery with the help of the experts.
  • The enormous success of the brand can be attributed to Mr. Lasantha De Fonseka’s never ending zest for excellence, from the laying of the first foundation stone to the final product today, along with the help of his family.

Times, Seasons and Tips

  • The family owned gem and jewellery store, along with its branches operate at differing hours.
  • The branch in Colombo is open daily from 9:00am to 7:00pm, whereas the branch in Kandy is open daily from 8:30am to 5:30pm.
  • While in the historic city of Kandy, do try and visit the store as early as possible, as it doubles as a unique museum that allows you to delve into the intricacies of fine handcrafted jewellery.
  • If you are looking for something custom made, do not hesitate to call and inquire, as Tiesh specialises in a range of custom made jewellery that is unique to the Sri Lankan gem and jewellery industry.
  • All credit and debit cards are accepted as forms of payment.

Should you be on the lookout for a unique memento to take home after journeying around the island paradise, or looking to glam up your wardrobe, Tiesh Gems and Jewellery is that one-stop store.

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