Art & Craft Sri Lanka


Shopping Sri Lanka offers an interesting and existing array of items for shoppers. Gems, Finished Garments, Batiks, Tea and Handicrafts are popular shopping itineraries among the tourists. Handlooms fabric materials, leather products, furniture, reproduction of antiques, jewellery and ceramic are also popular with visitors of fine taste who appreciate the very best.
Handlooms Once thriving handloom industry is now slowly picking up with many upto date designs suitable for modern living. These include shirting, saris and especially upholstery materials.

Furniture Most popular furniture among the tourists is the Dutch and British era reproductions.

Gems Ratnapura has been the main source of gems for many centuries and most of the Country’s gem dealers are located in this town. Most gem cutting centers also offers gems to be set into jewellary by the visitors. Gems are also available at jewellary shops around the country. The Gem Exchange in Colombo houses many Gem dealers and a government valuation service.

As the producer of the world’s finest teas there are many tea sales centers at most tourist destinations around the country and at main shopping centers in Colombo.

Manufacturers and Exporters of Ceramic Tableware Dankotuwa Porcelain Ltd.
Kurunegala Road, Dankotuwa.
Telephone 031-58181/82 (Dankotuwa), 576571-72 (Colombo office)
Fax 031-58145, 576571 E-Mail
Manufacturers and Exporters of Ceramic Tableware Lanka Ceramic Ltd.
No.696, Galle Road, Colombo 3.
Telephone (941) 587526, 581863, 587546, 614244, 614211, 614215
Fax 503359 / 614244
Manufacturers and Exporters of Ceramic Tableware Royal Fernwood Porcelain Ltd.
“Fernwood Court”, No. 110, Elvitigala Mawatha, Colombo 08
Telephone 676361 Fax 676360
Manufacturers and Exporters of Ceramic Tableware Paramix (Pvt) ltd.
Thummodara, Nattandiya
Telephone 94 032-52246/7
Fax 94 032-52245
Tea Mlesna
Tel. 94-1-696348
Fax. 94-1-697358
Gems and Jewellery Visaka Jems and Jewellery
21/B, Sinharaja Forest Road,
Marapana, Ratnapura
Tel. 94-45-29371 Fax. 94-4529199
Manufacturing Jewellers Gem Merchants and Exporters STONE ‘N’ STRING (PVT) LTD
275, R.A.De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka.
Telephone : 94- 1- 301555, 75-376161.
Fax : 94-1-576950 , 575649
Website :
Manufacturing Jewellers Gem Merchants and Exporters Hemachandra Brothers
No 4, York Street
Colombo 01
Tel. 94-1-421921 Fax. 94-1-593549
Garments, Gift items Handidrafts Odel
5 Alexandra Place, Lipton Circus
Colombo 7
Tel. 94-74-722723~9
Souvenirs, Gifts, Handicrafts & Garments Lakmadura Ltd.,
113, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7, Sri Lanka
Tel: 94-1-328900,
Fax: 94-1-335380
Gem Dealers and Lapidarists, Dealers in Coins and Curio Sapphire Centre
No 8, Rest House, Ratnapura,
Sri Lanka
Tel: 94 (0)45 – 22299, 23559, 22859

Dealers and manufactures of antiques and reproductions of antiques since 1993.

Chulani Antiques
349, Kaduwala Road,M\
Koswatte, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka.
Voice : 94-(0)74-410264, 791999
Facsimile : 94-(0)74-410264

Manufactures of exquisitely crafted fibreglass products to beautify your home

Phone : (+94) 41 23851, 23852, 22415.
Fax : (+94) 41 23853, (+94) 1 580251.
E-mail :
Large collection of Oil, Acrylic & Water Colour Paintings
Gallery Mimie
451 B, Enderamulla, Wattala, Sri Lanka.
Tel: +94 71762870, +94 75514506
Email :
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