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Fluorite and amethyst statuette, 'Beloved Canary' - Handcrafted Gemstone Sterling Silver Bird Sculpture

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Handcrafted Gemstone Sterling Silver Bird Sculpture, "Beloved Canary"

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Poised on an amethyst rock, the ground canary is beloved throughout Brazil.... more

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Poised on an amethyst rock, the ground canary is beloved throughout Brazil. "This songbird is like a national passion!" exclaims Alexandre Costa. He sculpts the fluorite canary with vivid detail, using sodalite for its beak and silver plated brass for its legs.

.925 sterling silver plate

  • 0.54 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 11.5 cm H x 10 cm W x 5 cm D
  • 4.5" H x 3.9" W x 2" D

  • Fluorite, amethyst, sodalite and sterling silver plated brass
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Brazil.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Brazilicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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31

Laura

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12/09/2018

"Beautiful burd"

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The carving is terrific and the choice of stones inspired.

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Victoria

From Arizona

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07/09/2019

"Ready to sing"

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I have had the pleasure of purchasing many items from Novica and this is among my favorites. It arrived in excellent condition, carefully secure, and gift wrapped as well. When I opened it I was moved to tears, recalling my singing canary, Noel, when I was a child. This item is beautifully carved! I couldnt be more pleased! It looks just like the picture.

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Brandi

From USA

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09/13/2016

"Love it"

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This is a really nice sculpture. It is huge! Much bigger than I expected even though I read the measurements. Very pleased with this purchase and have it sitting on top of my work desk, I love looking at it throughout the day.

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James

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06/20/2016

"Wonderful Brazilian art."

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I fell in love with this little canary as soon as I saw it. The colors an the size and form are perfect.

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Mark

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10/09/2020

"This truly has become a cherished heirloom"

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My wife had been eyeing this sculpture for a number of years and was thrilled when it became available again. The artisans technique is exemplary. It is a piece of great beauty.

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John

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12/06/2021

"This is an excellent quality sculpture"

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Im so glad I purchased this gem sculpture. It regularly gets compliments.

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  • This artwork is displayed on my mantel

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Debra

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08/24/2021

"It looks so real!"

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Amazingly lifelike carving; really beautiful!

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Tim

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01/29/2021

"Very beautiful!"

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The statuette is full of sparkle -- it is eye-catching and brightens the room!

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Kathleen

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12/30/2020

"Will collect more as they become available"

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Absolutely love these little guys. I have a collection of them and the amethyst is really vibrant and really pops next to the others.

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scott

From East Coast USA

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09/27/2020

"Hand-painted Eyes"

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Wonderful craftmanship by the artist. From the raised trunk to the hand painted eyes make this sculpture unique.

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COMMANDO

From MANHATTAN, NYC, USA

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12/21/2019

"MIND-BLOWING!!!"

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STUNNING!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Despite his financial difficulties, the education of his children is always a priority. He works extremely hard crafting gemstone sculptures to be able to provide the education for his three children.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Alexandre has struggled with depression since 2017. On good days, he is able to work and create but, on bad days, he can't get out bed. Although this affects his family and income, it's difficult to overcome. His therapist recommends he continue working with stones, as it helps him relax. So his handcraft is a way of aiding in his recovery.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Alexandre Costa is a stone sculptor and a dedicated father. He is the sole means of support for his two children and he works very hard to provide them with what they need.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Alexandre Costa has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $800 and the most recent for $600.

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