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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  • All the Cruise Ships recommend this shop and well as all the taxi cab drivers for good reason, commissions paid to everyone from your purchase. Expect to overpay for everything. Yes you can buy in...  more »
  • We enjoyed the interesting museum and it was set up nicely in the factory. The guide's explanations were very clear and it was interesting to see too the workshop in operation. Afterwards we entered.....  more »
  • I was at the Bocagrande location. Great museum tour where you get to see some truly amazing emeralds. Afterward you can shop, but there is no pressure. I picked up a great pair of emerald studs at a.....  more »
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