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Multi-gem beaded bracelet, 'Lady of Trujillo' - Andean Gemstone Silver Sterling Beaded Bracelet

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Andean Gemstone Silver Sterling Beaded Bracelet, "Lady of Trujillo"

byTeodoro Melendez and Family: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (87)
Gemstone globes in beautiful colors alternate with sterling silver in this... more

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Gemstone globes in beautiful colors alternate with sterling silver in this eye-catching bracelet. Hand crafted by Teodoro Melendez and Family, it features sodalite, amazonite, chrysocolla and enhanced jasper.

  • 23 grams
  • 0.80 oz
  • 20 cm L x 1.3 cm W
  • 7.75" L x 0.5" W

  • 925 sterling silver, sodalite, amazonite, chrysocolla, dyed jasper
  • Fold-over clasp
  • High polish finish
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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87

crenae

From Alpharetta GA

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06/19/2021

"Great look"

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I love this simple blue bracelet. Exactly what I wanted and made well.

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Patricia

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06/16/2021

"Just what I needed"

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These earrings blend very well with several other pieces of jewelry I own.

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Susan

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05/30/2021

"Beautiful necklace"

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I am so happy with this necklace, it is exactly what I wanted and is just beautiful! The craftsmanship and caliber of the stones are fantastic. Has some weight to it so you know its great quality. Very happy with this purchase and would highly recommend.

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Michael

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04/25/2021

"beautiful"

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excellent quality, fine color, good value

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Stephanie

From Novi, Michigan

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04/12/2021

"Simplicity is beautiful"

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This earring set goes well with bracelets and necklaces that I purchased last year.

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Aqua Harmony, Amazonite Beaded Dangle Earrings Crafted in Peru

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Nana

From Heber City, Utah, USA

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03/28/2021

"Sky Blue Beauty"

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Simple and casual. Like borrowing a little piece of the sky. Lovely color. Lightweight.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Teodoro’s eight children are grown and he now has 20 grandchildren. During difficult economic times, he assists with his grandchildren’s education.

Exposed to the unique designs of pre-Hispanic culture by his father, an archeologist and museum curator, Teodoro turned his interest into a livelihood. He learned the hammering, stamping, burning and casting techniques of early craftsmen, using them to create unique jewelry steeped in the culture of ancient Peru. Through his family workshop, he continues to pass these techniques to other artisans. Teodoro has dedicated his life’s work to perpetuating pre-Hispanic jewelry design and production techniques, many of which he was introduced to by Victor Larco, the founder of the Pre-Columbian Museum in Lima.

In his ninth decade of life, Teodoro is no longer able to work and often requires assistance with walking and daily activities. His son and daughter now care for him. In spite of his poor health, he continues to spend time at his workshop, inspiring and guiding the creation of the art he has dedicated his life to.

Teodoro Melendez and Family has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $1500. Proceeds were used to purchase materials such as silver for his work.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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