Muiscas were a native group that inhabited the Cun-boyacense highlands from 600 AD belonging to the Chibcha linguistic family from Central America. According to rumors at the time all the circumciser people knew that Muiscas performed a ceremony in the Guatavita lagoon where they elected a new Zipa.
This room is intended to claim the ceremony performed by Muisca Indian society before the Iberian conquest and from this point that El Dorado was not a myth or a legend, but became one of the most important ceremonial acts of the pre-Columbian history and during the conquest.
In this exhibition also are found pre-Columbian and ancient pieces as the Man of Hudson, the Malgana.
- What do Emeralds mean?
- What metals are used to mount them?
- How to take care of your emerald jewelry?
- Emeralds and the Bible
- Emerald Lore
Emeralds are considered symbol of love and faith, the mother’s stone and the birthstone for May.
Emerald is one of the four precious stones, they are mounted only in precious metals like gold, silver or platinum.
With proper care, they will last a lifetime. Find here a few tips.
Emeralds are mentioned in the Bible a few times. They are believed to represent the tribe of Judah, where would come Jesus of Nazareth.
Some people believe Emeralds strengthen love and fidelity and provides its wearer with an excellent memory.
La Laguna de Guatavita
Alfredo Díaz, en la legendaria laguna de Guatavita, narrando el ritual de coronación que inspiró la famosa Leyenda del Dorado.