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Pre-Colombian gold raft depicting the indigenous chieftain of El Dorado, who would float into the middle of a volcanic lake and sacrifice gold and emeralds to the gods.Museo del Oro.........

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pre colombian Moche culture (ca. 100-800 AD) monkey head 1.75 by 2.25 inches gold, turquoise and shell eyes, turquoise tongue, Lapis Lazuli nose.

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Olga de Amaral incorporates paint, gesso and precious metals into her fiber art, transforming "two-dimensional textiles into sculptural works that seamlessly integrate art, craft, and design." The result is breathtaking.

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Group of anthropomorphic pendants, Colombia, Calima-Malagana (Yotoco), 200 BC–AD 1300. © Museo del Oro – Banco de la República, Colombia.

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