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Hand Crafted Peruvian Gemstone Pyramid Sculpture, "Empowered"

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Sculpted of semiprecious gems, the classic pyramid takes on extraordinary... more

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Sculpted of semiprecious gems, the classic pyramid takes on extraordinary beauty. Cesar Gonzáles presents the polished statuette of black onyx, serpentine and chrysocolla. He adds aragonite and white calcite along with leopard jasper to this gemstone sculpture.

  • 0.69 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 10.6 cm H x 8.6 cm Diam.
  • 4.2" H x 3.4" Diam.

  • Onyx, calcite, serpentine, aragonite, leopard jasper and chrysocolla
  • 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
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552

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09/04/2017

"Beautiful Crafstmanship and Quality"

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I ordered three pieces, two pyramids and the jade obeisk and I'm very happy with all three. The packaging was fantastic - no damage in shipping. They arrived safe and sound.

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From Brush Prairie, WA

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04/20/2021

"Great Desk Piece"

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Everyone who sees it comments on how beautiful it is and wants to pick it up and hold it

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09/18/2020

"Beautiful gift"

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I always try to get a gift for my daughter that is truly different. This gift will be the one to top all others forever. She will love it as much as I do. Will buy another for myself

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From Oporto/Portugal

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05/14/2020

"Gemstone pyramid, inspiring, art Sculpture"

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Beautiful colors from this natural stones, a very well made pyramid, great idea. Look to this pyramid is a pleasure and I can understand, feel, why the stones have energy. Wonderful gift.

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Geamstones colors creativity

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  • Geamstones, colors

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02/03/2020

"Very nice product"

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I ordered two of these, one for myself and one for my sister. Very nice stone and colors.

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From New Jersey, USA

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07/30/2018

"Exquisite workmanship"

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The quality of this pyramid is outstanding. The colors are so vivid and have such depth. A friend saw mine and loved it so much that I went online and bought another to gift her.

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06/10/2021

"These are perfect!"

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These are beautiful additions to my prayer table. Thank you Kristie

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05/21/2021

"Gorgeous Parrot!"

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I just received this parrot sculpture, and it is even more beautiful in person. I did not realize it contained so many precious gems: the feathers are natural garnet and serpentine; the bird is crowned with chrysocolla; the beak is black onyx; the trunk is white onyx and pyrite. Absolutely lovely!

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Little Parrot, Hand Carved Gemstone Parrot Sculpture from Peru

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Verified Reviewer

05/18/2021

"Beautiful Stones"

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Our energy stone sits in a very noticeable area. Its perfectly designed and looks exactly as pictured. Our friends love it!

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05/09/2021

"So pretty!!"

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Nicely finished, great quality. Saw something similar at a gem show and it wasn t as nice as about 4x as expensive.

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From Michigan USA

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05/09/2021

"My Son loved this as a special gift"

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Absolutely beautiful

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From Brooklyn, New York

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05/07/2021

"Warm and happy."

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Positive energy

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  • Meditation

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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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