Each day, millions of dollars worth of emeralds are traded on the streets of Bogotá, Colombia’s thriving capital city. But few venture to the source of these gems, located deep in the Andes Mountains. Veteran mineral dealer Thomas Nagin leads viewers over treacherous mountain roads to explore two of the country’s most famous mines. Then it’s back to the big city to hunt for emeralds in the world’s largest emerald district.
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Thomas Nagin is the owner of Crystal Springs Mining & Jewelry Co. For over 40 years, Thomas has traveled straight to the source in search of the finest gems, crystals and minerals. Every mineral in his inventory is hand selected to ensure the highest quality and best price. Inspired by the many questions people have about his profession, Thomas created the television series “Mineral Explorers,” taking viewers along on his adventures around the world.
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