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Colombian Emeralds. Like no other!

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About Us

We are Family

We are a proud family business, established in 1996 to mine, manufacture, and trade one of the most beautiful gemstones in the world, Colombian emeralds. Our family has over 40 years of experience in crafting rough stones to cover the full range of emeralds from the mundane to the exceptional.

We are the Source

Our office is located at the Emerald Trade Center in Bogotá, right in the heart of the emerald trade in Colombia. We are also miners with projects in the Muzo region, one of the most exciting locations for emeralds in the world. We are the direct source for all your Colombian emerald needs.

We are Professional

We are experts in every aspect of the emerald value chain. From our mining projects to cutting and polishing, we take care of every detail of our craft. We are the right source for wholesalers, jewelers, and end consumers looking for quality, reliability, and trust.

We are the colombian emerald experts

Our combined experience in mining, sourcing, and manufacturing as well as technical research makes us a preferred strategic partner for our customers. We are far more than a supplier, we are the right consultants to make your emerald business grow.

Mining

Located in the Muzo region our mining projects focus on responsible, sustainable emerald mining.

Manufacturing

We have the knowledge and expertise to craft the best gemstones for a wide variety of tastes and budgets.

Consulting

We advise our customers and help them navigate the local market to source the right emeralds at the right price.

Research & Development

We are contributors to the state of the art in Colombian emeralds research. We employ the best technology available to produce the best results in all of our processes.

We are the Colombian Emerald Experts

Whether you are a jeweler, a wholesaler, or just getting started, the right sourcing partner is an invaluable asset

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Our Services

Sourcing

We have the resources, the contacts and the infrastructure required to be your strategic partner.

Consulting

We provide consulting services at home and abroad to customers interested in buying emeralds with a knowledgeable expert.

Brokerage

We connect the dots so that you don’t have to. We have a wide network that can help you move your emerald business.

Our Research

Looking into Colombian Emeralds

Colombian emeralds are a mystery, from their formation, to their color and beauty. There is so much to learn in order to discover emerald’s secrets. All in search of perfection. We are constantly learning, looking for ways to elevate our craft and undestanding of these magnificent verdant gemstones.

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  • 01- Angarita, L.G. (2018). Naturalys a new natural filler for Emeralds. InColor, 40 pp 98-99

  • 02- Angarita G & Angarita M (2013) Carranza. The Myth and the Industry. InColor 23

  • 03- Angarita G (2019). The Challenges of Emerald Investigation. Revista Esmeralda

  • 04- Angarita G, Toloza J & Alvarado H (2020). Man made "inclusion"?. Gems and Gemology, (56) fall

  • 05- Caracterización geológica, geoquímica y mineralógica de la mina Cunas en el municipio de Maripí. Castaño, O.S., González-Durán, A.F., García-Toloza, J., Uribe, A. Congreso Colombiano de Geología 14 – 17 Agosto, 2019

  • 06- Transformación de sistemas de alta presión en shales negros y su relación con las mineralizaciones de esmeraldas, caso de la mina La Pava en el municipio de Quípama Boyacá Bonilla-Osorio, G.E., Castañeda, A., Montaña, J., López, C.L., Bocanegra, L., González-Durán, A.F., García-Toloza, J., Cedeño-Ochoa, C.J.

  • 07- Progress on the Study of Parameters Related to the Origin of Colombian Emeralds. Cedeño, C.J., Jimenez, J.F., Herreño, J. & Fortaleche, D.,  (2015).  InColor - ICA. ISSN 1158-9340 p.88 - 97  

Our Products

Rough

Rough

We source rough material directly from our mining projects in the Muzo region, and from other emerald producing regions such as Chivor.

Matching Pairs

Matching Pairs

We are crazy about producing matching pairs. Colombian emeralds being unique, is no easy task but we can do it.

Single Pieces

Single Pieces

Single pieces cut to perfection to bring out the hidden beauty within these magnificent gemstones.

Layouts

Layouts

When a matching pair is not enough, all you need is a matching layout. Perfect sets where the stones gradually increase in size.

Cabochons

Cabochons

Cut with utmost care these rounded pieces lack facets, which make them a special item to set in rings, brooches, or anywhere your imagination might think of.

Exceptional

Exceptional

Very rarely a unique piece of rough is found. We craft unique gemstones out of these extraordinary pieces to produce some extremely fine and exclusive pieces.

Commercial

Commercial

We manufacture emeralds to cater diferent tastes and diferent budgets. There is something for everyone.

Fancy shapes

Fancy shapes

If you want to try someting out of the ordinary, our fancy shapes are for you. We like to try different cuts to bring out the best in each piece of rough we manufacture.

Specimens

Specimens

Sometimes mother nature knows best. These are special collector’s items. Made by nature, untouched by men.

Calibrated

Calibrated

These small pieces are made to measure with the greatest care.

Our Team

Guillermo Angarita

    Guillermo Angarita

    Founder

    Our father is the company’s life and soul. He has over 40 years of experience in the emerald trade.

    Michael Angarita

    Michael Angarita

    Partner

    BA in International Business, he is the head of the marketing and sales department.

    Fernando Angarita

    Fernando Angarita

    Partner

    In charge of day to day operations he oversees the backoffice and logistics.

    Contact Us

    Contact Details

    We are located in the heart of the emerald trade in Bogotá, Colombia, home of the best emeralds in the world.

    Avenida Jimenez # 5-43, Suite 1001. Bogotá, Colombia
    Phone: +57 1 3344277
    Email: tbe@tbe.com.co