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Guatemalan Hand Crafted Dark Green Jade Dangle Earrings, "Dark Green Forest Princess"

byZandra Lorena Sajbin: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (409)
Known as Ya'ax Chich, natural jade was regarded as a sacred stone by the Maya... more

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Known as Ya'ax Chich, natural jade was regarded as a sacred stone by the Maya people. They believed that three jade stones separated the sea from the sky. Guatemala's Zandra Lorena Sajbin preserves Maya traditions with these beautiful earrings. Set in sterling silver, the lilac gems are exquisite.

.925 Sterling silver

  • 4 grams
  • 0.15 oz
  • 3.5 cm L x 1.3 cm W
  • 1.4" L x 0.5" W

  • Sterling silver and jade
  • High polish finish
  • Kidney earwire
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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409

From belcamp, md.

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04/06/2021

"Superseded my Expectations"

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What beautiful workmanship. Its like wearing Art. I love this pendant necklace. Thank you very much.

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From Los Angeles CA

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04/03/2021

"Simply Beautiful!"

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Im so pleased with my purchase. The jade beads are a beautiful shade of green and perfectly polished as shown online. My package arrived in excellent condition and much earlier than expected.

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Guatemalan jade bead necklace

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Verified Reviewer

03/30/2021

"Very well made"

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Nice size to wear round the clock! Just what I wanted and lovely craftsmanship. The hand written note from the artisan is lovely!

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03/28/2021

"Perfect ??"

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I just love this ring, as soon I saw it. It s so beautiful and very unique love itttt

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03/22/2021

"A ringer!"

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My wife loves this ring. Its pretty, with a nice stone, and well made. It was a perfect Valentines day gift.

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03/17/2021

"Simply Beautiful"

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This unique jade ring is simply beautiful, exactly as pictured. Zandras craftsmanship is exceptional and I love it! It is also worth noting that I received my little package all the way from Guatemala in just 5 days with standard shipping (including the weekend AND with intercept to reroute to another shipping address that was so graciously taken care of by the NOVICA team)! I couldnt believe it. This business is truly competent and caring. Also, the details of the package were the cutest, but I dont want to give away all the surprises ;) Any purchase from NOVICA supports and empowers artists and is highly recommended 3 Thank you!!!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

From a humble artist to a respected member of her community, Zandra captures the spirit of the Women's Empowerment badge. "After my husband died in 2017, I knew I would need to provide for my three children. I've made their education my top priority and plan to send each of them to university. I have also welcomed helpers into my workshop, and support them with fair wages," she says.

Zandra started off as a humble artisan with a strong passion. Since her start with NOVICA, she has been able to grow her workshop and achieve more than she thought possible. She is able to support her children, create jobs in her community, and has become one of the most respected artisans in her city.

Zandra Lorena Sajbin has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1050 and the most recent for $3500. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of more silver, jade and tools so she can develop her new designs.

Zandra lost her husband in 2017 and she is now the sole provider for her three children, Fabricio, Alejandro and Dulce. Through her jade jewelry art, she is able to support her children and increase their livelihood.

Zandra financially supports her three children's education and plans to send the three of them to university as well.

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

 
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