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Jade pendant, "Maya Maple Leaf"

byPablo Roquel: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (50)
"This pendant is inspired by the beautiful forests in my country, and I... more

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"This pendant is inspired by the beautiful forests in my country, and I hope it becomes a reminder of the care and love that we must have toward our natural environment," confides Pablo Roquel. He carves the jade pendant by hand in the shape of a maple leaf and details it with sterling silver. For the ancient Maya, jade was a sacred gem reserved for their deities and royalty.

.925 Sterling silver

  • 24 grams
  • 0.85 oz
  • 5.5 cm L x 5 cm W
  • 2.2" L x 2" W

  • Sterling silver and jade
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • High polish finish
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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50

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11/30/2020

"Birthday Present"

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Absolutely beautiful

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From Seattle/WA/USA

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11/10/2020

"Gorgeous and well made!"

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Beautiful earrings that are a good size to be noticed, but not overwhelming or heavy. Some of my favorite go-tos as they match everything,

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From Florida, USA

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09/07/2020

"Great Quality and beautiful stone!"

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Beautiful stone and bracelet is well made!

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Verified Reviewer

07/21/2020

"Wow - Cant believe how nice!!"

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This is by far the most impressive bracelet Ive ever seen for a man! Looks incredible, fits perfect and the black jade is awesome!! I purchased this one and the light green jade and both are magnificent and highly recommended - thanks so much!!!

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Verified Reviewer

07/21/2020

"AWESOME!!"

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Wow - even better than I expected! The jade is stunning and the bracelet very well made - love it thanks!!

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From N/WPAUSA

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06/14/2020

"YES ! 5 stars again"

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Its all mine my precious

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Pablo works with jade and silver to create beautiful jewelry. He feels inspired by the history of jade in Central America with its importance dating back to Maya times. He teaches anyone in his community who is interested in his techniques and how to work with Guatemalan jade.

In 1998, the government held a competition where artisans were invited to showcase their work, Pablo was awarded first place for his jewelry.

Pablo has been able to successfully grow his workshop and now creates jobs in his community to keep up with the demand for his designs.

Pablo Roquel has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $800 and the most recent for $1100.

Pablo has three children and two of them are young enough to still need his support.

Pablo creates jobs in his community through the success of his work.

Pablo financially supports his children's education.

 
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