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Calcite and jasper sphere, 'Inner Peace' - Hand Crafted Geometric Jasper Sphere Sculpture Catalog feature

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Hand Crafted Geometric Jasper Sphere Sculpture, "Inner Peace"

byCesar Gonzales: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (586)
Calcite reveals rings of jasper seemingly buried deep within the stone. Set on a... more

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Calcite reveals rings of jasper seemingly buried deep within the stone. Set on a base of calcite, the perfect sphere is thought to foster spirituality while jasper attracts calmness and peace. Cesar Gonzáles sculpts a mesmerizing work.

  • 0.70 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 7 cm Diam.
  • 2.8" Diam.
  • Stand/base: 1.5 cm H x 4 cm Diam.
  • Stand/base: 0.6" H x 1.6" Diam.

  • Calcite and jasper
  • 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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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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586

JBL

From Asheville, NC

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05/04/2018

"Inner Peace stone sculpture"

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Wonderful sculpture from C?sar. Perfectly spherical & finished. Very unique geometric patterns & sits nicely in the stand.

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Lynn

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04/05/2018

"Beautiful"

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This speare is beautiful. There is slight chipping in one area where the stone may have been worked. Visually, it is a wonderful work of art. Chipping can only be seen on close examination. So I alone know it is there. This speare is heavier and larger than I expected. However, it has a wonderful feel when rolled between my hands. I am very happy With this purchase. I have another speare from Cesar Gonzalas that I also love.

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William

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10/15/2021

"Valued member of my sphere collection"

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Love this serpentine sphere it is sitting on my bedroom shelf on display among my other spheres, towers, and crystals. It certainly stands out!

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Linda

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10/11/2021

"Wonderful gift"

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Purchased as a bday gift for my BFF after the pandemic kept us from our dream trip To Peru. The globe was a beautiful symbol of lifelong friendship and a trip that could have been. Gorgeous colors in the chrysocolla - “new beginnings”

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: birthday

Devb

From USA

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10/07/2021

"What a beauty"

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When I look at the art that Cesar creates, to call it exquisite is an understatement. His work is divine.

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  • Decor

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Elvia

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09/27/2021

"Very nice gift ??"

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I purchased this item for a birthday gift well appreciated??

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  • It’s a paperwhite world globe blue

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  • This was a gift for: Family friend
  • Occasion: birthday

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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