emeralds in chivor discover the green magic chivor and its surroundings are famous for having some of the best emeralds worldwide. the emerald is the 3rd gemstone after ruby and diamond. in chivors pre-hispanic origins, two indigenous races that populated these territories were present the chibchas or muiscas and the caribe. the word chivor in chibcha,emerald mines in colombia promine,aug 26, 2021 the home of the most beautiful colombian emeralds is in the eastern cordillera (oriental) between cundinamarca and boyac in the eastern ridge of the andes mountains. the tree main mining areas are chivor, muzo and coscuez.