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Hand Carved Garnet Globe Gemstone Sphere, "Inner Fire"

Red garnet reveals the beauty of its rich grain, sculpted into a sleek globe.... more

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Red garnet reveals the beauty of its rich grain, sculpted into a sleek globe. The minimalist form and brilliant color make this a mesmerizing sculpture. César Gonzáles lovingly shapes and polishes this unusual work of art to showcase inclusions of quartz within the stone. Garnet is thought to awaken the inner fire of creativity.

The sphere stands on a base of black onyx

  • 4.09 kgs
  • 9.0 lbs
  • 12.5 cm H x 12.5 cm Diam.
  • 4.9" H x 4.9" Diam.
  • Stand/base: 5.5 cm W x 2 cm H x 5.5 cm D
  • Stand/base: 2.2" W x 0.8" H x 2.2" D

  • Garnet, onyx base
  • Display stand included
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
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Devlin

From Oakland / CA / USA

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06/17/2016

"My Centerpiece Sphere"

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I am extremely happy about all aspects of this sphere. At the time, it was the largest sphere in my collection. I have three different sized Garnet spheres from Cesar and they are all spectacular.

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Spheres

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Kay

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07/04/2019

"Garnet sphere"

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Love this sphere.??

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ETERNITY

From JUPITER, FLORIDA

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01/22/2019

"ornament"

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I am not too crazy abut it

Best Uses

  • retuning it

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JBL

From Asheville, NC

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07/28/2018

"Inner Fire sculpture"

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Strong piece, feels good to hold... very heavy. The piece had more pink and black than the photo but still very very nice. Gave it to my Mom for Mothers day she loved it.

Best Uses

  • Mantle piece

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Susan

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04/28/2018

"Very pretty"

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I love my garne t sphere. I had to have it..it is my birthstone and is the largest in my collection of spheres and birthstones!

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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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Barbara

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05/12/2022

"Nice"

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Good size

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Barbara

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05/12/2022

"Nice color"

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Really nice colors and good size

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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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