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Our emeralds must have a designation of origin.

Our emeralds must have a designation of origin.

Sensei Zen 294 0
13
AUG
2018
This is what the Colombian Federation of Esmeraldas believes, which works to achieve this recognition; and also to formalize the green mining sector and encourage social investment in the municipalities. In Colombia we have heard a lot about emeralds,... Read more
The origin of green stones

The origin of green stones

Sensei Zen 265 0
19
APR
2018
The extraction of emeralds in Colombia dates back to pre-Columbian times, when the Muiscas took them out of the town of Somondoco for commercial exchanges. The Spaniards continued with their exploitation during the Colony, until at the beginning of the... Read more
Kim Kardashian jewelry designer uses Colombian emeralds

Kim Kardashian jewelry designer uses Colombian emeralds

Sensei Zen 200 0
20
MAR
2018
Lorraine Schwartz, one of the most influential jewelry designers in the United States, told SEMANA how she integrates Colombian emeralds into her pieces. WEEK: How did your story in jewelry begin? LORRAINE SCHWARTZ: My grandparents came to... Read more
Technology and knowledge to achieve the perfect size

Technology and knowledge to achieve the perfect size

Sensei Zen 323 0
03
FEB
2018
This is how two companies work to turn the material from the Muzo mines into precious stones. How to carve the precious stones in the Muzo mines One of the CTT carvers working on an emerald. Photo: Julián Galán Emeralds have been extracted from the... Read more
What you do not know about emeralds

What you do not know about emeralds

Sensei Zen 314 0
04
APR
2018
Boyacá concentrates the largest number of emerald mines in the world. Learn why and discover 10 other amazing facts. Curiosities about the emerald The emerald is the famous stone of Colombia. Photo: Courtesy of the International Museum of the... Read more