Known as the gem-mining capital of Sri Lanka, Ratnapura is very well known for its wide variety of precious stones such as blue sapphires, rubies, cat’s eyes etc. Did you know that, the late Princess Diana’s engagement ring consisted of a blue sapphire that was from Sri Lanka? Yes, it has gained popularity amongst the British Royals ever since.
And, it doesn’t stop there! Bring your gems to life by browsing through the local experts in jewelry making who have been in this tradition for many years! It’s a definite shopping in Sri Lanka must for the gem enthusiasts.