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Collectible Modern Jade Dangle Earrings, "Maya Legend"

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Maya legend tells of how the god of maize used three jade stones to hold up the sky apart from the sea. The ancient Maya deposited three jades in the tombs of the aristocracy, for the green gem came to be regarded as a sacred stone and source of life. Guatemala's Ruben and Gilda Perez showcase the natural beauty of light and dark jade earrings that are crafted by hand with sterling silver hooks.

.925 Sterling silver

  • 9 grams
  • 0.31 oz
  • 4 cm L x 1.1 cm W x 0.6 cm D
  • 1.6" L x 0.4" W x 0.2" D

  • Jade with sterling silver hooks
  • Hook earrings
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • High polish finish
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Guatemalaicon info
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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Janet

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06/22/2020

"I just received the earrings that go with the neck"

I just received the earrings that go with the necklace. A beautiful perfectly matched set!

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Janina

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09/01/2017

"beautiful work"

I have bought a number of pieces from Ruben and Gilda. They understand the soul of jade. Their work is amazing both esthetically and technically. I plan on purchasing more from their collection both for myself and as gifts. In their hands, jade is truly royal.

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Mary

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06/30/2017

"Absolutely Beautiful"

The picture does not do these earrings justice. They are beautiful !! The bag they came in with the little doll attached was really a treat.! I am extremely happy today. Thank you Ruben and Gilda Perez!!!

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Melissa

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12/17/2023

"Green Jade Treasure"

These jade earrings are exceptional in my opinion. I found them in Guatemala. The edges are black which draw the eye and add drama. I believe the sides are onyx. They are versatile in style yet sophisticated. Unusual in their creativity. I absolutely adore them. in gratitude, Dr. Melissa

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Margaret

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08/29/2023

"Versatile"

Sharp contrast with black and jade. Nicely crafted. Lightweight which is suiting my earlobes. Feel comfortable wearing with variety of clothes and colors. I have short hair so on display which I like!

Best Uses

  • Dressy or casual earrings

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Irene

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05/08/2023

"Beautiful Green"

The modern design of the earrings and the necklace are great, this piece can be dressed up or down. They are sleek and classy looking.

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Bilyana

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01/30/2024

"Incredible elegance"

Ruben and Gilda Perez are my favorite jewelries artisans. I enjoy more than 9 of their craft items. Their work is incredible. There earrings are real piece of art, so beautiful and elegant. I am always amazed by their jewelries and recommend their collection to everyone.

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Elegant and beautiful earrings

Best Uses

  • Daily use

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Bilyana

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01/30/2024

"Elegant and beautiful earrings"

Ruben and Gilda Perez are my favorite jewelries artisans. I enjoy more than 9 of their craft items. Their work is incredible. There earrings are real treasure, they are so elegant and beautiful. I am always amazed by their jewelries and recommend their collection to everyone.

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Bilyana

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01/30/2024

"Beautiful earrings"

Ruben and Gilda Perez are my favorite jewelries artisans. I enjoy more than 9 of their craft items. Their work is incredible. I love these earrings, they are so beautiful and elegant. I am always amazed by their jewelries and recommend their collection to everyone.

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Elegant jenuen beautiful

Best Uses

  • Jenuen, beautiful, elegant

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Bilyana

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01/30/2024

"Amazing pendant"

Ruben and Gilda Perez are my favorite jewelries artisans. I enjoy more than 9 of their craft items. Their work is incredible. I am always amazed by their jewelries and recommend their collection to everyone.

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Daily affirmations

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  • Daily affirmations

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Remember to Fall in Love, Artisan Crafted Fall in Love Jade Pendant Necklace

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Bilyana

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01/30/2024

"Incredible pendant"

Ruben and Gilda Perez are my favorite jewelries artisans. I enjoy more than 9 of their craft items. Their work is incredible. This pendant time is now brings the Zen meaning of live each moment to the fullest and be happy now. I am always amazed by their jewelries and recommend their collection to everyone.

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Zen happiness meditation affirmations

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  • Zen life, meditation, daily affirmations

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Remember Now is the Time, Motivational Message Jade Pendant Necklace

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Lobsang

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12/14/2023

"My Nahual"

I wear it all the time. Ive had it for over two years already. Reminds me where I come from and how close I am to the universe.

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Maya Breeze, Maya Glyph for Breeze on Jade and Cotton Necklace

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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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