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Dark Green Jade Necklace Handcrafted with Sterling Silver, "Queen K'abel"

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The majestic design of this is designed by Guatemala's Jimenez Family in honor... more

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The majestic design of this is designed by Guatemala's Jimenez Family in honor of K'abel, queen of the Maya. Falling round the neck like a breastplate, the necklace is crafted by hand with tubular pendants of dark green jade linked together with sterling silver. K'abel was a renowned warrior queen whose tomb was found in 2012 in the Maya city of El Peru-Waká, in northwestern Petén, Guatemala. Considered one of the greatest of Maya rulers, K'abel was a military governor of the Wak Kingdom who ruled for at least 20 years with her husband, King K'inich Bahlam. She carried the title of supreme warrior or kaloomte, which placed her in a higher position of authority, over her husband.

.925 Sterling silver.

  • 74 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 45.72 cm L
  • 18" L
  • Pendant(s): 33.02 cm L x 2.5 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 13" L x 1" W
  • 1 mm W
  • 1 mm W

  • Sterling silver and jade
  • Toggle 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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84

From California - USA

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07/02/2020

"Awe struck!"

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I took Mesoamerican Anthropology course in college. As soon as i saw this necklace I knew I had to bring it home with me. Fascinated!

Best Uses

  • formal and casual

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Queen K'abel, Dark Green Jade Necklace Handcrafted with Sterling Silver

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From Canada

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03/10/2020

"Magnificent!!"

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Such a spectacular necklace!! I am really happy with the looks and quality of the product. It couldnt be better! Mis felicitaciones a los artesanos y espero que puedan seguir produciendo estas maravillosas piezas.

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Queen K'abel, Dark Green Jade Necklace Handcrafted with Sterling Silver

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11/25/2020

"Wonderful peace"

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This is an amazing looking ring. My girlfriend will be very pleased. Thank you.

Best Uses

  • Every day

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10/15/2020

"Amazing graduation gift"

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I gave this to a friend for her graduation. She absolutely loved the excellent quality and unique features.

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09/18/2020

"A classic in jade!"

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I have always loved jade, ever since my mother gave me a jade ring when I turned 16. Sadly, the simple jade sphere of my old ring loosed and dropped out somewhere, which really bothered me. Its wonderful to select my own jade ring from the fabulous array of designs, knowing that its from a talented and independent artisan who is treated with dignity and respect. This gives me great satisfaction.

Best Uses

  • Lifting my spirits!

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Ann

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08/18/2020

"Beautiful!"

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Thank you so much! I love it. Fits perfect.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

Jimenez Family has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $1700. Proceeds were used to purchase a diamond saw and stone polisher for their jewelry.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

 
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