What Else Sri Lanka Famous For…

Holiday, Leisure, Travels

GEMS

Sri Lanka’s gem industry has a very long and colorful history. Sri Lanka was affectionately known as Ratna-Dweepa which means Gem Island. Rathnapura district is very famous place for gem mines in Sri Lanka.

The mineralogy of the gems deposits varies widely with, among others, corundum (sapphire, ruby), chrysoberyl, beryl, spinel, topaz, zircon, tourmaline, garnet and cat’s eye being common.

 

BATIK

Over the past century the Indonesian art of batik-making has become firmly established in Sri Lanka. The Batik Industry in Sri Lanka is a small scale industry which can employ individual design talent and creativity.

 

 

SPICES

Sri Lankan Spices are very famous all around the world.those are making Sri Lankan cuisine every day.

 

WOOD CARVINGS

Very famous in Sri Lanka, especially among the tourists. It shows the culture of Sri Lanka. A tip: never hang a devil mask in your home. It says to give bad luck!

KANDIAN BRASS

Also very famous among the tourists in Sri Lanka.

 

 

 

 

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