We will start at La Casa de la Moneda museum to learn the importance of metals in the prehispanic and colonial times. At the museum, you will see one of the most impresives and valuable piece of gold and emeralds, designed by the jesuist, in the continent. Afterwards we will go to Andrea´s worshop and she will teach you how to create your own emerald ring, you will decide the shape, the stone and the material between gold and silver (gold has an extra charge and you have to let us know before). There are several steps in the production of a ring and you will be part of it with andrea´s profesional advisory. At the end you will wear your own creation, an emerald colombian ring!
Hola! im Juan from Bogotá, i consider myself a traveler and tour entrepreneur, with my friend Andrea from Venezuela, we created an unique experience about her talent and career, the art of jewelry! Andrea is a jeweler and she has her own collection of rings, earings and necklaces produced by herself in a local co-workshop. By creating the ring,you will learn how emeralds become the most important and precious stone for Colombians, and its influence in the colombian society and economy. We will work in the middle of the emerald and jewelry cluster of Bogota, one of the leader cities of this kind of industry in south america!
Ring materials and tools
We go first to Casa de la Moneda for a little introduction, then the workshop located in the cluster of Bogota´s jewelry