Our filigrana jewelry is hand made with .970 grade silver, which contains a greater content of silver and bestows upon the jewelry a brilliant white finish. As the pieces get older they oxidize, what gives them an antique look. Basic polishing will return them to their original finish.
Filigrana or Filigree in English. The word, which derived from the Latin filum, thread, and granum, grain. Jewel work of a delicate kind made with twisted threads of gold and silver, brought to Colombia during the Spanish Colonialization in the 15th century. The Spanish learned the skill from the Moors who had invaded and conquered the Iberian Peninsula.
Mompox is the gold/silver smith capital of Colombia. Momposina Filigree jewelry is the result of patient, meticulous, and painstaking attention to detail. It is crafted delicately by dedicated goldsmiths who had the trade passed down from generation to generation. The hand crafted nature of the pieces makes each unique - no two pieces are alike. Each is a one of a kind creation