Larimar Handmade Jewelry is the first product that Alma Azul represents. The jewelry is made in the communities of Bahoruco and La Cienega, located south of Barahona in the Dominican Republic. The local Artisans create Larimar jewelry with stones sourced from the local mine.
Where do these artisans come from?
The Artisans which handcraft the magical jewelry using the Larimar stones are located in the communities of La Cienega and Bahoruco, in the southwest part of the Dominican Republic. The population in this region is of about 8,600 people of which only a handful are jewelry artisans. Most common occupation in the area are fishermen and miners who work in the nearby Larimar Mine.