In this picture the Captain Luis Lanchero fights the Spanish conquistadors by wearing emeralds around his neck.
After some victorious battle in defense of the deposits was forced to capitulate also because of the hunting dogs used
by the Spaniards.
Copyright: Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History
Raw emerald mixed with a white quartz base. The total weight is 134.65 carats.
Emerald and Other Beryls by John Sinkankas. Published by Chilton Book Company, 1981.
Reproduction in yellow gold and natural emerald of pre-Columbian Art made by Gems Import in Colombia.
The two pictures represent the old geography of Colombia about 100 million years ago,
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