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The Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Association (SLGJA) is the Government recognized apex body for the Gem & Jewellery Industry in Sri Lanka. SLGJA was formed with the amalgamation of the following Gem & Jewellery Associations in 2001

  • Sri Lanka Gem Traders Association
  • Sri Lanka Jewellers and Gem Merchants Federation
  • Sri Lanka Lapidarists and Exporters Association
  • Sri Lanka Jewellery Manufacturing Exporters Association

This Association unites Gem Dealers, Miners, Lapidarists, Heat Treaters, Jewellery Traders & Manufacturers, Exporters and other industry related professionals and service providers from all over Sri Lanka with a common interest under one umbrella.

  • Registered Company under Registrar of Companies or registration under Provincial Business Registrar related to the Gem and Jewellery Trade.
  • Holder of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority Licence for Gem Dealers, Jewellery Traders and Manufacturers, Lapidarists, Miners or any other professional qualification related to the industry.
  • Application for membership has to be proposed and seconded by two executive committee members of SLGJA.


Membership in the Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Association affords industry professionals worldwide the opportunity to work together to expand the market for imports, exports and to resolve problem issues of the trade for the benefit of all countries.

    Additional benefits of SLGJA membership are as follows:
  • Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Association interacts with the government on various issues that affect the Gem & Jewellery Industry.
  • As part of the Apex body recognized by the Government of Sri Lanka, participate in shaping the future of the industry.
  • The collective strength of the Industry will help your business at National and International levels.
  • Regular meetings and Annual Conventions of SLGJA promotes fellowship, information and exchange of ideas.
  • Participate in Committee projects and other SLGJA activities enable you to contribute to the development of the industry.
  • Exhibit at Facets International Gem Show and International Trade Shows in USA, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, Dubai and other countries.
  • Receive information via e-mail on the latest developments in the Gem & Jewellery Industry and Tax related matters.
  • Access to SLGJA’s interactive website ( which provides valuable information.
  • Network at social events in Tucson, Las Vegas, Basel, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Japan and other countries.
  • Enjoy special concessionary rates for participation at International Trade Fairs.
  • Receive advice on Trade and Industry related matters.
  • Abide by the code-of-ethics of SLGJA and be recognized as an ethical business.
  • Auditorium facilities at the SLGJA Secretariat for trade related events.
  • Display SLGJA logo on company promotional materials.


Membership Division
Tel: 011 2597226, 011 2597470