Mompox jewelry

Orfèvrerie de Mompox

Started in 2005, the project “Development of the auriferous mini chain in the Department of Bolivar, Colombia, dealt with the organization and competitive integration of this auriferous productive mini chain. Several institutions took part in this project: the Corona Foundation, the Polytechnic University of Valencia, FUPAD and USAID. The filigree from Mompox is the most refined jewelry exponent in this region, being among the finest in the world, as the ones elaborated by the prestigious jeweller Fabio Villalba, who reinterprets the traditional “candongas”, famous Colombian earings of African origin.