It has been outstanding visit to emerald mining in Swat, Pakistan. Swat mines have largest reserves of emeralds beside other minerals and gemstones long list in the mountains which need still explorations. People are doing self mining by their self efforts to extract emeralds from the mountains.
Swat Emerald Top Quality
Workers washing emerald gemstones near the mine by water
Working in emerald mining Swat is very difficult definitely in the absence off lacking proper equipment, instruments or modern machinery. People us local methods to extract emeralds. Poor training, lack of machinery and expertise damages the fine quality emeralds. Swat Emeralds is a very soft rock emerald. It needs special care in handling while extracting or cutting both. The area is blessed with many stunning minerals and gemstones.