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Black Jade Pendant Necklace with Sterling Silver, "Maya Elegance"

"The design of this necklace is very special to us, because we're carving... more

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"The design of this necklace is very special to us, because we're carving large pieces of black jade and we're loving the final result," confide Ruben and Gilda Perez. They craft the necklace by hand with the luminous sheen of sterling silver for a stunning contrast.

.925 Sterling silver hooks.

  • 50 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 45.72 cm L
  • 18" L
  • 1 mm W
  • 1 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 28 cm L x 4 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 11" L x 1.6" W

  • Sterling silver and jade
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • High polish finish
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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Christine

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09/13/2018

"Great Craftsmanship!"

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Exquisite jade necklace. Very well made. Distinctive design.

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Maya Elegance, Black Jade Pendant Necklace with Sterling Silver

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Carmen

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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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Joycelyn

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10/12/2020

"Beautiful necklace"

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My granddaughter and daughter-in-law loved this necklace! The quality is good and it lays nicely on your neck.

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Maya Elegance, Black Jade Pendant Necklace with Sterling Silver

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Thomas

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07/02/2020

"Beautiful statement piece"

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Love it!

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Maya Elegance, Black Jade Pendant Necklace with Sterling Silver

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Kari

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05/15/2020

"Unique and stunning accessory"

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Beautiful.

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Maya Elegance, Black Jade Pendant Necklace with Sterling Silver

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Diana

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04/08/2020

"I love this"

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I wish I had somewhere to where this, but during lock down, I have no place to go and its a bit dressy for hanging out at the house!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: Christmas

Julie

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04/18/2022

"Color, Form and Style"

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I love the silver against the cool green jade. These earrings go with all my summer outfits. They look substantial yet lie easy on my ears - no uncomfortable heaviness. Contemporary vibe!

Tags By Julie

jade silver earrings

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Gayle

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04/16/2022

"Love the color jade"

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This is a wonderful feel good piece of jewelry. I feel good every time I put it on.

Best Uses

  • Looks great with T shirts!

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Robert

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04/14/2022

"Nice"

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Nice comfortable hippy kind of stuff that vibes positivity.

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Mark

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04/14/2022

"Part of a wide jewelry array."

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Gave these earrings to my wife for her birthday. She loves her jewelry and enjoys deer hunting with me. She loves them and they look great.

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Maya Deer Dancer, Modern Handcrafted Deer Theme Green Jade Earrings

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  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: birthday

Cynthia

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03/21/2022

"I love them,"

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The design is incredibly elegant and they are beautifully made!

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Sharon

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03/18/2022

"Disappointing"

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I sent them back. The stones looked like dishwater.

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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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