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Hamed Wardak on Afghanistan emeralds

Tragically, Afghanistan has been ravaged by decades of non-stop war. But hidden deep within the country’s mountains, there’s a green oasis where something precious and rare is hidden away. The Panjshir Valley, which lies north of the capital of Kabul, is home to over 172 emerald mines. These valuable gems also called Panjshir emeralds, have […]

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