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Product ID: 117453

Handcrafted Gemstone Sculpture (Pair), "Black Towers"

byCesar Gonzales: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (426)
The natural allure of black onyx can be seen in a pair of polished obelisks.... more

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The natural allure of black onyx can be seen in a pair of polished obelisks. César Gonzáles sculpts the pair by hand and polishes them to perfection. A semiprecious gemstone, onyx is related to visions, and guidance through meditation and dreams.

  • 1.37 kgs
  • 3.0 lbs
  • Large: 19 cm H x 5 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Large: 7.5" H x 2" W x 2" D
  • Small: 16 cm H x 5 cm W x 5 cm D
  • Small: 6.25" H x 2" W x 2" D

  • Onyx
  • 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? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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426

From Texas, USA

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07/02/2020

"Arrived broken"

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So very disappointing to have the artists work wasted due to improper packaging. Im sure this would have been a beautiful sculpture, but it was only wrapped in paper, and arrived broken into 4 different pieces. It made me very sad to be honest, I was looking forward to adding this to my bird collection.

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From Dallas, TX

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06/29/2020

"Serpentine Sphere is Beautiful"

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This is such a beautiful and aesthetic addition to my home. Its actually larger than I estimated and that was a nice surprise. Thank you!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: 'just because'

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Marine Depths, Serpentine Sphere Sculpture with Calcite Base

From New York

Verified Reviewer

06/20/2020

"Stunning beauty"

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This item is even more beautiful in person. You can tell that time and care went into this piece.

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06/11/2020

"Gorgeous Pyramid Display Carving"

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Ive always been fascinated by pyramids and what they symbolize. I love how Cesar Gonzales is able to capture in a simple approach, what each pyramid represents, by the choice of layered gemstones used and their spiritual meaning. I own several pieces from this artist, each has their unique, fabulous, depiction of the subtle body.

Best Uses

  • Collectible work of art

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Verified Reviewer

06/05/2020

"Ectraordinary gemstone sculpture"

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I love the work of Cesar Gonzales! We already have 8 of his extraordinary gemstone sculptures. Everything is craft with attention to each detail and the quality is unbelievable. We need more positive energy especially in the current world wide pandemic and economic crises and these gemstones and crystals are really precious for us. I highly recommend all Cesar Gonzales sculptures to everyone that love the power and the beauty of the nature and appreciate the hard and quality work of good people.

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Best Uses

  • Decorate and energise your home, surroud your slef with positive ebergy and beauty

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Verified Reviewer

06/01/2020

"Beautiful"

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Beautiful craftsmanship.

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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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