This workshop offers us the unique experience of learning how to make silver jewelry with Colombian emeralds. Additionally, we will get information about mining, transforming, and the jewelry making process.
This tour is divided into three different activities:
Workshop (90-120 minutes) Including: Sterling silver material – raw Colombian emeralds – tools – written instructions with pictures, where all steps are explained clearly – personal instructor-guided visit through the school labs where different manufacturing techniques are shown – diploma
Guided visit to the Emerald Museum (25-45 minutes): There, we will learn everything about emeralds, their magic, their historic relevance, and the scientific characteristics. Thanks to its actual size replicas, we will experience being in a real emerald tunnel and watch the miners at work. Thie museum also keeps the legendary 260 pounds PETRA. It is the largest emerald that has ever been found in Colombia. It has more than sixty crystals and more than two thousand carats in total.
Visit the Joyería Caribe Factory and Showroom (25-45 minutes): We can visit the jewelry factory, where we can observe craftsmen producing silver and gold jewelry decorated with emeralds. We can also visit the showroom of this family-owned business. It is the only Jewelry Store in Colombia with a Quality Management System Certificate and international guarantee.
- Material as mentioned (Sterling silver and an unpolished emerald piece) Diploma
- Bilingual tour guide
- Drinks (water, coffee, soft drinks, national beer)
- Travel or accident insurance
- Additional drinks
- Personal expenses
- Activities or expenses not specified in the plan.
The price may vary depending on the number of people.