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Gemstone Macaw Sculpture in Blue from Peru, "Beautiful Macaw"

byCesar Gonzales: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (549)
Displaying the beautiful blue and white hues of natural sodalite, a majestic... more

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Displaying the beautiful blue and white hues of natural sodalite, a majestic macaw adds to your home decor with this gemstone sculpture from Peru. Cesar Gonzales draws inspiration from nature to create this striking sculpture. The macaw is accented with chrysocolla and rose quartz, and he stands with bronze feet atop an onyx log.

  • 0.40 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 14 cm H x 7.5 cm W x 5 cm D
  • 5.5" H x 3" W x 2" D

  • Sodalite, onyx, chrysocolla, rose quartz, bronze
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Natural stone -- color and variegation will vary
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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549

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05/09/2021

"So pretty!!"

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Nicely finished, great quality. Saw something similar at a gem show and it wasn t as nice as about 4x as expensive.

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From Michigan USA

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05/09/2021

"My Son loved this as a special gift"

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Absolutely beautiful

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From Brooklyn, New York

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05/07/2021

"Warm and happy."

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Positive energy

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  • Meditation

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Verified Reviewer

05/03/2021

"Little bird"

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I was thrilled to receive this. I love the expression on his face. Very nicely done!

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04/30/2021

"A Masterpiece"

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It is the work of a master onyx carver in a difficult medium.

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04/29/2021

"Great Pyramid"

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Beautiful to see and gratifying to hold. It brings praise from friends that visit.

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Novica sales account for most of Cesar's income. It enables him to provide for his family, educate his children, take care of his health and provide full-time employment for other artisans. He is very grateful that his workshop has grown with Novica and for the security it has brought to his life.

"I learned to carve stone from a friend. In turn, I have taught my son and many of my workers the art of stone carving. When one of my artisans leaves to start a workshop of their own, I feel great pride. It means that the stone art of Peru will live on. Stone carving records the history of Peru and the Andes. Even though we now use machinery to bring our hand drawings to life... the stories the stones tell and the motifs we incorporate have been with us since pre-Inca times."

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

Cesar's workshop is well-respected in his community. He is able to give full-time employment to his workers. He credits the steady income and recognition that Novica sales give him with the stability and determination that enable him to continue to grow his workshop.

Cesar Gonzales has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to buy stones and other raw materials he needs to increase production.

Cesar is constantly teaching and employing younger workers who are eager to learn from a master craftsman. Today he gives work to people who are the sole support of their families.

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

 
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