As pioneers in the gold industry, for over four decades The Sornam Group of companies (SGC) has championed and refined the art of fine, authentic, high-quality gold jewellery and 999 gold bullion. Over the years the organization’s stellar reputation has enabled it to expand and today The Sornam Group comprises nine retail outlets and two factories across key regions in the island. All operations throughout the country are managed and centralized via the head office situated in Colombo.
As the island’s premier gold jeweller and bullion exchange the organization provides a wide variety of high-quality products that are as unique as they are exquisite. These include chains, bangles, necklaces, pendants, earnings, gypsies, rings, TT bar, and an array of customized items that are available on request. All items come with the guarantee of purity, quality, authentic craftsmanship, and a lifetime of value.
The Sornam Group of companies is the culmination of a unique vision and the unmatched dedication of its founder and chairman of the group Mr. M. Visvanathan. Being a highly skilled gold craftsman Mr. M. Visvanathan began his trade in the early ’70s. The skills he had learned from his own father and practiced since childhood allowed for unique creations and excellent quality. As the popularity of his craftsmanship grew, he opened his first showroom in 1975 taking on the role of entrepreneur. A deep and abiding passion for fine craftsmanship and quality allowed the business to grow, while simultaneously gaining a reputation for elegant jewellery and attractive pricing.
From small beginnings, in the eastern town of Kalmunai. A legacy that began over forty years ago has today become an icon, with the largest showroom in Sea Street offering an unprecedented variety of items for all tastes. Today the organization is the only 999 gold bar manufacturer on the Island, supplying gold bars for the purpose of manufacturing and investment. All operations are carried out using state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment, the highest standard of quality control, and highly trained, experienced personnel. This guarantees an extremely high-quality finished product that exceeds even international standards. The Sornam Group always strives to be in synergy with local communities, the environment and operates in the spirit of entrepreneurship. The organization is dedicated to progressive policies that are sustainable and socially responsible. We understand that our value as an organization goes beyond our core business and demands a dedication to excellence in everything we do.
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Of course, every item at Saravanas showcases a dedication to craftsmanship and quality. They are also backed by the promise of a lifetime guarantee on the metal used. Every piece of jewellery is marked with 22Kt/916 indicating its purity. Jewellery is also accompanied by a guarantee certificate and purchase invoice.
Sarvanas is built on a longstanding and enduring tradition of high-quality craftsmanship. As the founder, Mr M. Visvanathan was a master craftsman who learned his skills from his father, starting from a very young age and then pursuing this tradition as his life’s work. Today, the organisation has a state-of-the-art facility, with modern high-tech machinery and highly trained professionals that are among the best in the country. This allows Sarvanas to offer a wide range of features including hand fabrication, lost-wax casting, die striking, electroforming and much more.
Saravans prided itself on having a wide and exquisite range of fine, artisan jewellery that is the standard for elegance and good taste. This collection includes bridal jewellery, wedding rings, ladies, gents, teen, kids wear, jewellery suits for all cultures and occasion, and so much more. The items can be viewed in-store, with the option of customising a piece to suit your unique taste and finances.
Saravans continues to set the standard, with the highest jewellery exchange rate on the market. In fact, you get the highest rate for old 22kt jewellery, when purchasing new jewellery in store.
To ensure consistent quality and the highest possible standard, Saravans offers a unique jewellery fingerprinting method which utilises the latest laser technology, This is further enhanced by a gold metal analysis report which gives an in-depth view into the quality and purity of the metal. All technology used for this process is on par with international standards, ensuring highly accurate results, which are available to customers on request.
Other instore facilities include jewellery polishing, repairs and alterations. Elaborate customisation of jewellery to suit individual taste is also available and can be carried out with the assistance of an expert jewellery designer.