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Jade dangle earrings, 'Mayan Legacy' - Guatemalan Jade and Sterling Silver Earrings Curate

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Mayan Legacy Guatemalan Jade and Sterling Silver Earrings

These earrings are made in a small workshop in Antigua, Guatemala, by skilled... more

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These earrings are made in a small workshop in Antigua, Guatemala, by skilled silver artisan Marcelino Alvarado, who is the fourth generation of his family to craft sterling and jade jewelry. The earrings are cut from light green jade slabs by hand using special electric saws, then rounded and given their final shape on a grinding wheel. The sterling silver is worked entirely by hand. Jade has an ancient history not just in Asia, but also in Mesoamerica, where it was used by cultures from the Olmec to the Maya to the Aztec. It symbolized life and death and was used to make figurines, jewelry, and even inlays for teeth.

  • 0.11 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 5.1 cm L x 1.3 cm W
  • 2" L x 0.5" W

  • 925 sterling silver, jade
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • High polish finish
  • Kidney earwire
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Ships fast from USA.

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11/26/2012

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"Excellent Value"

Excellent color and very well made. Will go well with my Wife's Chinese Imperial Jade necklace.

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08/23/2015

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"Simple but elegant"

I wish the Jade were darker in color.

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"Excellent quality and beauty. Good price"

Modern but classic at the same time. Great lines and great color. My wife loves them.

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04/28/2014

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"Photo does not do these justice."

Very happy with these earrings and they are a perfect match for a jade necklace.

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01/24/2012

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"Very beautiful and original."

Very nice and classic.Could wear it every day.

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"Pretty!"

The earrings are beautiful, though a bit bigger than I was expecting. They go nicely with the jade bracelet.

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"Lovely jade earrings"

They are beautiful, but feel heavy after a couple of hours wear. I will wear them for short outings and special affairs.

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12/15/2012

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"bad picture!"

color is way different from picture (both catalog and online) - picture shows bright light green jade - received dark dirty green colored jade - silver also not great, not smooth and mirror like

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"Too large for me"

Nicely made product, however the earrings were too long, and too heavy for me. I was sorry to do so, but I had to return them.

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03/02/2012

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"poor quality"

Earrings were too heavy, they do not look like real jade. My husband gave them to me for Valentine's Day, and he was more disappointed than I was.

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09/13/2016

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"Gorgeous product!"

Subtle coloring lends itself to dressing up even casual outfits. Good to wear something handmade and unique. Have had many compliments.

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"A beautiful local hand-crafted product"

Wonderful that it supports local culture

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01/29/2016

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"A Beautiful Gift and Appreciated"

Beautiful and well-made

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04/23/2015

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"The earrings are truely beautiful"

the earrings a unique and look stylish.

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03/02/2013

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"Beautiful"

I received these earrings from my husband to celebrate our third wedding anniversary. I find they are just showy enough to be noticed, but classic enough to go with lots of outfits.

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02/22/2012

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"jade in all its beauty"

I use all kind of gemstones because I love them. Each has something special and beautiful about it.

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12/02/2011

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"Nice."

I used it as a gift. The 35th anniversary 'stone' is either jade or coral. I gave small gifts of each.

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05/30/2018

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"Perfect "

Exactly as expected. Artistic, and well made.

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