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Pyrite Sphere Sculpture on Onyx Stand, "Reflections"

The smooth circumference of a pyrite sphere reveals a richly textured grain... more

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The smooth circumference of a pyrite sphere reveals a richly textured grain reflecting the singular creativity of Cesar Gonzáles. Fascinated with natural gemstones, he sculpts the polished globe by hand and sets it on a base of black onyx. Pyrite is believed to attract wealth and prosperity, while onyx is a stabilizing presence.

  • 0.37 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 5 cm Diam.
  • 2" Diam.
  • Stand/base: 1.3 cm H x 4 cm Diam.
  • Stand/base: 0.5" H x 1.6" Diam.

  • Pyrite and onyx
  • Clean with a soft, dry cloth
  • 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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660

Susan

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10/12/2017

"Very pretty"

This pyrite orb is very shiny and sparkly where you can see the inside. I like it alot. Thankyou!

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Inger Johanne

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06/19/2022

"Beautiful Pyrite Sphere"

It is absolutely beautiful! I keep it on my desk and I love it! I love looking at it. You have done a wonderful job! My granddaughter also loves it and admires it every time she comes for a visit.

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Amber

From Colorado

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11/21/2020

"Stunning"

Extremely happy with my purchase. Absolutely magnificent pie right sweeter with glorious shine!

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rohoco7

From Austin/Texas/USA

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08/16/2020

"Nice decoration."

Decorative sphere with stand.

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Holman

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07/30/2018

"LOVE EM"

These are way cool! Can I still say that?

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Masha

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05/01/2018

"Eye catching."

Best products to believe.

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Diana

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08/12/2022

"Love it"

You can t go wrong buying a gemstone sculpture from Cesar!!

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Diana

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08/12/2022

"Beautiful piece of art"

I love all of Cesar s work. You can t go wrong!!

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Renee

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08/11/2022

"Beauty"

Beautiful art work! Thank you

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Brother
  • Occasion: birthday

Lynn

From Terrace, BC, Canada

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08/05/2022

"Lovely statue"

The craftsmanship of all of his birds is exquisite.

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Rowena

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07/28/2022

"Mighty Condor"

Wonderful craftsmanship of this condor. Really loved it.

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Francisco

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07/13/2022

"pre orders"

I have not receive this item, But if someone reads this I would like to pre order several items, scarlet Macaw ,African Grey and a 6 to 9 birds standing a a Natural Quartz. I will pre pay for these items.

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Requesting pre orders

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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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