The biggest and finest emeralds in existence: “Fura” and “Tena”, were named in honor of two Pre-Columbian “Muiscas Princesses” The Legend relates the tragic love story over the Andes mountains many years before the arrival of the Spanish colonists to South American Colombia.
Tena accomplished a suicidal prophesy for Fura because of their impossible Love.
She cried her love over those mountains that converted her tears in emeralds.
It is the believe that this Emerald tears are the gift of the biggest crystalized love and dedication: The Lover’s gift.
We have beautiful samples of them now in inventory.
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
La Candelaria: Emerald Country
|Eye on the stone:Studying an emerald in Bogotá's open-air emerald market.|
|Men at work in La Candelaria's open-air emerald market by the intersection of Seventh and Jimenez Avenues.|
|An emerald shark.|
|A little emerald-carrying burro in the window of the Emerald Trade Center on Jimenez Ave.|