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Apple Green Square Jade Stud Earrings from Guatemala, "Simply Luxurious"

byRuben and Gilda Perez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (155)
Crafted by Guatemalan duo Ruben and Gilda Perez, this luxurious pair of stud... more

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Crafted by Guatemalan duo Ruben and Gilda Perez, this luxurious pair of stud earrings features a simple, square design. Two stones of natural apple green verde manzano make a beautifully minimalist statement.

  • 4 grams
  • 0.13 oz
  • 1.1 cm L x 1.1 cm W
  • 0.4" L x 0.4" W

  • 925 sterling silver, jade
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Post earrings
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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01/05/2021

"My beloved black cat Onyx Cuddles"

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I lost my black cat Onyx Cuddles recently. These earrings touch my heart. They are beautiful and great quality. It will be hard to take them off. Thank you for a keepsake I will always treasure. I have found more items I will purchase. Thank you again. Backorder no problem. Well worth the short wait.

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12/22/2020

"Simple, elegant, cool"

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Love this necklace. Never take it off. Bought a second one in case something ever happens to this one!

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12/18/2020

"Jade earrings"

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Very elegant and unique. Thank uou

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12/18/2020

"Black jade necklace"

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Beautiful piece. Very elegant and with strong character. I feel flattered with it on my neck. Thank you very much

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12/10/2020

"Nice in pic, Stunning in real life!!!"

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Fantastic, cut as a pyramid on back. Beautifully made ,lovely gift box too.

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Verified Reviewer

12/02/2020

"gift for my daughter."

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Beautiful. My daughter is constantly complimented on this piece. She loves it

Best Uses

  • Wear anywhere
  • Anytime
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ruben and Gilda have received letters of recognition from universities including Galileo University. They were also awarded 2nd place in a USAC fair.

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

They have assistants who help them with their jewelry.

 
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