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Egg-Shaped Chrysocolla Gemstone Figurine from Peru, "Cute Egg"

Displayed atop a base of white onyx, this cute egg figurine is hand-carved from... more

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Displayed atop a base of white onyx, this cute egg figurine is hand-carved from natural chrysocolla, featuring blue-green hues with brown veins. Peruvian artisan Cesar Gonzales creates this simple, yet lovely addition to your home decor.

  • 0.20 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 4 cm W x 6 cm H
  • 1.6" W x 2.4" H
  • Stand/base: 2 cm H x 4 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Stand/base: 0.8" H x 1.6" W x 1.6" D

  • Chrysocolla, onyx base
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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Nancy

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01/18/2020

"Very nicely crafted!"

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Ive purchased 3 of these - 1 for myself and the other 2 as gifts, primarily because I love chrysocolla. Typical of chrysocolla, each one has varied in color, all of which are very pretty. and nicely crafted.

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Calming Ovus, Egg-Shaped Chrysocolla Gemstone Figurine from Peru

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Isabella

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10/06/2019

"Natural Beauty"

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Its better than cute. Beautifully colored natural stone carved into a natural shape yields a decorative item of natural beauty. And since it came with its own base, I didnt have to look for another egg cup,.It went on display right away!

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Calming Ovus, Egg-Shaped Chrysocolla Gemstone Figurine from Peru

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Denise

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05/19/2022

"Unforgettable gift"

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This gift is unusual and will bring a lot of joy.

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Barbara

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05/12/2022

"Lovely"

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Great color combo and great size

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Barbara

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05/12/2022

"Love It!"

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Great colors and size

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Barbara

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05/12/2022

"Love It!"

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Good colors!

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Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Novica sales account for most of Cesar's income. It enables him to provide for his family, educate his children, take care of his health and provide full-time employment for other artisans. He is very grateful that his workshop has grown with Novica and for the security it has brought to his life.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

"I learned to carve stone from a friend. In turn, I have taught my son and many of my workers the art of stone carving. When one of my artisans leaves to start a workshop of their own, I feel great pride. It means that the stone art of Peru will live on. Stone carving records the history of Peru and the Andes. Even though we now use machinery to bring our hand drawings to life... the stories the stones tell and the motifs we incorporate have been with us since pre-Inca times."

Working with Disabilities

Working with Disabilities

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Cesar's workshop is well-respected in his community. He is able to give full-time employment to his workers. He credits the steady income and recognition that Novica sales give him with the stability and determination that enable him to continue to grow his workshop.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Cesar Gonzales has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to buy stones and other raw materials he needs to increase production.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Cesar is constantly teaching and employing younger workers who are eager to learn from a master craftsman. Today he gives work to people who are the sole support of their families.

Covering Basic Needs

Covering Basic Needs

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

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