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Circular Jade Adjustable Pendant Necklace from Guatemala, "Verdant Circle"

Hand-carved from natural jade, a verdant circle centers this pendant necklace... more

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Hand-carved from natural jade, a verdant circle centers this pendant necklace from Guatemala. Ruben and Gilda Perez craft this accessory in the style of Mayan accessories. Say the artisans, "These pieces feature a simple design that perfectly combines with any style, and they can be worn by men and women."

  • 6 grams
  • 0.22 oz
  • 31.75 cm min L - x 63.5 cm max L
  • 12.5" min L - x 25" max L
  • 2 mm W
  • 2 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 0.5 cm H x 2.2 cm Diam.
  • Pendant(s): 0.2" H x 0.9" Diam.

  • Jade, cotton cord
  • Adjustable
  • Cord chain
  • Natural stone -- color and variegation will vary
  • Sliding knot
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Guatemalaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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Rachel

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07/15/2021

"Perfect!"

Nicely made, simple, adjustable, goes with everything!

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Simplejadeadjustable length

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  • Everyday casual

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Verdant Circle, Circular Jade Adjustable Pendant Necklace from Guatemala

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Michael

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04/16/2024

"This now a cherished heirloom"

I love the artist and planning on buy more - love jade and the artistry on the plaque - love history.

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Staci

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04/07/2024

"So many compliments"

Beautiful necklace and pendent. Great length and goes with so many clothes! Love my new necklace!

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Jutta

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03/15/2024

"Wunderschöne Ohrringe"

Wie die „Otomi Forest Princess“, sind auch diese Ohrhänger ein Traum!Die Eheleute Perez sind wirklich Meister ihres Faches. Danke für diese wunderschönen Ohrhänger Cool Green Fan! Es ist sicher nicht meine letzter Ohrschmuck von diesen Beiden.

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Jutta

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03/15/2024

"Ein Traum am Ohr"

Heute bekommen und sprachlos über soviel Schönheit!Danke dem Ehepaar Perez! Ich werde die Ohrringe in Ehren halten, insbesondere da das Video vermittelte , wie viel Arbeit und Liebe hinter diesem Produkt steckt.

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Bilyana

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01/30/2024

"Incredible elegance"

Ruben and Gilda Perez are my favorite jewelries artisans. I enjoy more than 9 of their craft items. Their work is incredible. There earrings are real piece of art, so beautiful and elegant. I am always amazed by their jewelries and recommend their collection to everyone.

Tags By Bilyana

Elegant and beautiful earrings

Best Uses

  • Daily use

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Working with Disabilities

Working with Disabilities

One of Ruben and Gilda's assistants was in a motorcycle accident several years ago. He injured his foot, which left him without a job. Ruben and Gilda have hired this man with pride as he is a hard worker and a great asset to their team.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Ruben and Gilda's parents taught them the value of hard work and that art is an expression of culture. Many of their designs include jade, which was highly valued by ancient civilizations in the area and used as ornaments, tools, and burial artifacts. Their artwork is often a reflection of Guatemalan culture and they used techniques passed down over generations.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Thanks to their hard work and partnership with NOVICA, Ruben and Gilda have been able to build their own house and support their children's education. They hope to continue to grow their sales through NOVICA so they do not have to seek out other, more complicated markets.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Ruben and Gilda Perez has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of silver to craft jewelry for the holiday season.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Their youngest son faces many health challenges but every day they work to give him a normal life without limitations. Ruben and Gilda are amazing parents who strive everyday to give their children the best life possible.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Ruben and Gilda are both very supportive of their children and will continue to support their education with the goal of them both being successful professionals.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Ruben and Gilda have two children they support — Brandon Jose and Ruben Alejandro — who are both under the age of 18 and attending school.

Job Creator

Job Creator

They have assistants who help them with their jewelry.

 
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