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Emeralds, where to buy?

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Emeralds, where to buy?

Hello, Im going to visit Bogota, Medellin and Cartagena for 10 days, and was wondering where its easier and cheaper to buy some emeralds?

Anyone has a favourite shop? Thanx

Bogota, Colombia
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1. Re: Emeralds, where to buy?

Bogota is the center for Colombian emeralds. When it comes to buying emeralds,"easier and cheaper" don't always win the race...

Bogota has a large emerald district downtown (Av Septima y La Catorce) full of comicionistas plying their trade. Nearby is the Emerald Trade center filled with shops and wholesalers. If you have a favorite jeweler back home he may be able to offer you some free advice.

Suerte!

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2. Re: Emeralds, where to buy?

In Cartagena, try Joyeria Caribe. It's in Bocagrande just a few blocks from the Hotel Caribe. Excellent service and quality stones available.

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