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Gemstone Owl Sculpture in Green from Peru, "Verdant Owl"

Displaying the green hues of natural serpentine, a verdant owl adds to your home... more

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Displaying the green hues of natural serpentine, a verdant owl adds to your home decor with this gemstone sculpture from Peru. Cesar Gonzales draws inspiration from nature to create this striking sculpture. The owl is accented with a beak of rose quartz, and he stands with copper feet atop a rose quartz log with a black onyx accent.

  • 0.42 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 14 cm H x 6 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • 5.5" H x 2.4" W x 3" D

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

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11/24/2021

"Beautiful"

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This is the third carved bird Ive purchased from this artist as gifts and theyve all been beautifully made and much appreciated. Wonderful craftmanship!

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Cyndi

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02/18/2021

"Beautiful gift"

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Gave this to my daughter-in-law for Christmas because she collects owls. Came gift wrapped so I didn t get to see it until she opened in and it did not disappoint! Very detailed gemstone sculpture that is just beautiful.

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Denise

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05/19/2022

"Unforgettable gift"

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This gift is unusual and will bring a lot of joy.

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Barbara

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05/12/2022

"Lovely"

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Great color combo and great size

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Barbara

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05/12/2022

"Love It!"

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Great colors and size

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Barbara

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05/12/2022

"Love It!"

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Good colors!

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Profound Impact

Profound Impact

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.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

"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."

Working with Disabilities

Working with Disabilities

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.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

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.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

Job Creator

Job Creator

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.

Covering Basic Needs

Covering Basic Needs

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

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