Beyond El Dorado: Museum Curated Fine Jewelry
Beyond El Dorado is Across The Puddle’s curated Pre-Columbian Fine Jewelry Collection. These unique pieces are reproductions of the only Pre-Columbian jewelry collections the Gold Museum in Colombia has ever endorsed. Across The Puddle has compiled seven of the eight collections made and presents them to you here. This collection is handcrafted under the direction of Omar Hurtado, the jeweler and goldsmith that was in charge of the collections produced for the Gold Museum.
The casts used for Beyond El Dorado are the casts previously used to produce the Gold Museum collections. These casts were elaborated in the vaults of the Museum using the Pre-Columbian lost-wax technique; also used by ancestor goldsmiths.
The present catalog highlights a selected few items chosen to represent a much larger collection that consists of approximately 800 pieces. These stylish Pre-Columbian pieces provide a unique opportunity to wear jewelry that tells legendary history, while bringing to life the cultural legacy of humanity.