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Product ID: 169732

Hand Crafted Chrysocolla Egg Sculpture and Calcite Base, "Green Sea"

byCesar Gonzales: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (483)
Thought to foster intuition, serenity and unconditional love, chrysocolla's deep... more

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Thought to foster intuition, serenity and unconditional love, chrysocolla's deep blue-green sea inspires calm. Cesar Gonzales selects the gentle, soothing stone for a polished gemstone egg. It stands on a base of calcite, a gem believed to encourage spirituality.

  • 2.40 kgs
  • 5.3 lbs
  • Egg: 5.5 cm H x 4 cm W x 4 cm D
  • Egg: 2.2" H x 1.6" W x 1.6" D
  • Stand/base: 2 cm H x 4.5 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • Stand/base: 0.8" H x 1.8" W x 1.8" D

  • Chrysocolla, calcite 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 Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Total reviews

483

Verified Reviewer

12/14/2017

"Very pretty"

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My egg looked almost exactly like picture so i was not disappointed like i was with the round piece i also ordered. I realize these all come from nature so will be different. I still liked both so will keep them in my bedroom. The egg doesnt stand up by itself so i had to use some museum goop to help it stand.

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Green Sea, Hand Crafted Chrysocolla Egg Sculpture and Calcite Base

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10/05/2018

"Not Satisfied"

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I was very disappointed with this item. The egg did not stand up in it?s holder as pictured, nor did the second one I purchased. The coloring was dull and not close to what was represented in your online catalog ( I realize that these are all unique pieces and no two are the same.) This was my first purchase with which I was not satisfied. I did not want to be bothered with having to ship them back so I will just keep them in a bowl.

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From Indianapolis, Indiana

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11/28/2020

"Beautiful design and detail"

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Stunning sculpture with high-quality design, colors are very elegant and distinctive from the Peruvian Andes.

Best Uses

  • Fine China cabinet

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Verified Reviewer

11/22/2020

"Craftsmanship is Amazing"

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I bought this for my daughter to keep on her desk for remote learning. Its titled Be Positive. It is an impressive piece.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: 'just because'
From Colorado

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11/21/2020

"Stunning"

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Extremely happy with my purchase. Absolutely magnificent pie right sweeter with glorious shine!

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Verified Reviewer

11/19/2020

"Stunning Obelisk!"

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I received this product and it is so beautiful and it is taller than I thought it was in the catalog. I will cherish this item forever!

Tags By Lorraine

beautiful stones tall obelisk

Best Uses

  • I have mine on my desk so I can look it often

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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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