Caribe Jewelry Museum & Factory, Cartagena

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Take a tour through Caribe Jewelry Museum & Factory to learn about the mining, refining, and designing processes of the emerald industry. The tour walks you through the museum section first, offering exhibits on the historical methods for sourcing the precious gem, the history of the industry in Colombia, and some traditional designs for emerald cuts. After the main exhibits, visit the functioning workshop and watch as the workers cut and place the gems. At the end of your tour, you can browse the store to see the final product and make any purchases if you wish. Plan to see Caribe Jewelry Museum & Factory and other attractions that appeal to you using our Cartagena road trip planner.
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  • possibly one of the jewelry stores best prepared to explain how the mines were worked to take out the emeralds with dioramas where you explain the ways to make them gallery, the way the emeralds are surrounded by other minerals and the sometimes hard work that has to be done passes find them
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  • Aixa's explanations were clear and the welcome very warm. We were introduced to the different ways in which emeralds had been worked.
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