- Offers an upscale shopping atmosphere with an international experience
- Exciting collection of giftware and nontraditional sets now on display
- Showroom to house a mix of elegant and exquisite export designs
- Coloured porcelain from Royal Fernwood also on display
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, renowned for its luxurious and elegant porcelain tableware, unveiled its latest showroom at shop no 51, on the third floor of the upmarket shopping complex of One Galle Face – Shangri-La, Colombo 01. Located within the business hub of Colombo, within walking distance of some of Sri Lanka’s most visited landmarks, including the Dutch Hospital, World Trade Center and closer to the upcoming Port City, Dankotuwa Porcelain’s new store provides an upscale shopping atmosphere and unparalleled service unlike any other within the country.
The all-new Dankotuwa Porcelain Showroom displays the very best of Dankotuwa Porcelain’s fine Sri Lankan tableware and giftware, housing an array of modern and elegant products including the famous Ivory Collection, thus giving consumers a hands-on opportunity to experience world-class tableware exclusively from Dankotuwa Porcelain. In addition to this, the Showroom also houses exclusive collection of giftware including porcelain elephants, vases and plaques, as well as specialized hand painted porcelain items such as jewelry boxes, souvenirs, designer mugs and much, much more. This makes it the ideal store for purchasing unique products to serve as one-of-a-kind gifts for that daring traveler, discerning artist or simply for family use.
“With the launch of the Dankotuwa Porcelain Showroom at One Galle Face Mall, our consumers now have access to a fantastic range of upmarket, inspiring options to satisfy both their gifting purposes and tableware needs,” stated Channa Gunawardana, Chief Executive Officer, Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC. “With a range of beautiful products on display, I am sure that both international and Sri Lankan consumers will now be spoilt for choices and have a memorable retail experience when shopping at the all new Dankotuwa store” Mr Gunawardana concluded.
The newest Dankotuwa Showroom at the One Galle Face Mall, Shangri- La will also offer a range of products from Royal Fernwood – a subsidiary of Dankotwa Porcelain – that is renown in Sri Lanka for quality color, decorated porcelain tableware and figurine ornaments. Royal Fernwood Porcelain is a well-respected brand that has made significant headway in international markets and is more youthful and vibrant than Dankotuwa Porcelain, which is a much more premium offering known worldwide for its remarkable whiteness that radiates a sense of pristine beauty. Reputed for their coloured and youthful designs, Royal Fernwood Porcelain enjoys the heightened value addition through a wide range of extremely popular designs and decorations that include in-glaze, on-glaze, under-glaze, hand painted, etching and microwave-safe designs including gold and platinum. Catering to customer demand, Royal Fernwood has been successful in developing new products using coloured glazes to match the body, which is a unique achievement for porcelain tableware. Body shapes are another competitive aspect that RFPL has excelled in, to retain and attract customers across the globe that have diverse artistic taste in porcelain products.
Commenting regarding the opening of this all new store, Murali Prakash, Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer – Ambeon Capital PLC and Ambeon Holdings PLC, stated, “Sri Lanka’s iconic porcelain brand Dankotuwa Porcelain now aims to give every consumer a memorable retail experience when shopping for high-quality, reliable porcelain, satisfying their various tableware needs. By transforming the brand and expanding Dankotuwa Porcelain’s retail distribution, the Ambeon Group, of which Dankotuwa Porcelain is a part, intends to increase customer access to a luxurious shopping experience, which is also uniquely Sri Lankan, thereby helping to inspire a higher quality of life.”
The latest Dankotuwa Porcelain Showroom at One Galle Face Mall brings to life the art of gifting – blending design excellence with modern thinking so as to deliver a delightful shopping experience. Over the years, Dankotuwa Porcelain has designed, developed and mastered the art of producing innovative world-class tableware. The Company is now well poised to augment its high-quality porcelain offerings by venturing into the giftware space. All these, together with a focus on creativity, design and product quality, have allowed the Company to revolutionize the retail space in Sri Lanka utilizing its best-in-class sensibilities.
Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, a subsidiary of Ambeon Holdings PLC commenced its commercial operations in 1984. From superior glazing technologies, personalized designs and endless options, the company continues to create timeless and modern collection of porcelainware that expresses exclusive dining experience for every occasion. In addition, the all new outlet located at One Galle Face Mall, customers could now purchase Dankotuwa Porcelain from their Signature showroom located down Guilford Crescent as well as other showrooms located at Crescat showroom, Kirulapone, Union Place and Negombo.
An important feature/benefit of both Dankotuwa Porcelain and Royal Fernwood tableware is the fact that it is safe for all aspects of dining as the raw materials used for white products are lead and cadmium safe and does not contain bone ash and its products are all microwave and dishwasher friendly.
Recipient of the best exporter in the ceramic and porcelain product category of the Presidential Export Awards and the Gold award winner of the NCE export Awards 2019, the elegance, sophistication and superiority of Dankotuwa Porcelain has earned for the company a reputation for being the best in Asia, Europe and the US. Both Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC and Royal Fernwood Porcelain Ltd are also reputed manufacturers of porcelain tableware and gift items for global giants such as Oneida, Macy’s, Lenox, John Lewis, Crate & Barrel, Megros, Jasanmal, Ralph Lauren, the Walt Disney Company and Dilmah. Within the milieu of growth, the Group continues to progress in the areas of Social Compliance Initiative and Monitoring Systems, which demonstrates its commitment towards maintaining overall social standards while conducting its business.