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Maya Archaeology Museum Replica Maya Jade Mask, "Maya Lord of El Naranjo"

His expression is one of wisdom and perhaps sorrow. By Ruben and Gilda Perez... more

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His expression is one of wisdom and perhaps sorrow. By Ruben and Gilda Perez, this elegant sculpture is a replica of a mask discovered in El Naranjo, Guatemala. The artisans work in jade and stucco in a meticulous process that takes some seven days to complete. The museum replica arrives with a brass and pinewood display stand, and can also be displayed on the wall.

  • 0.28 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Artwork: 17.5 cm H x 14 cm W x 6 cm D
  • Artwork: 7" H x 5.5" W x 2.4" D
  • Stand/base: 2 cm H x 12.8 cm W x 11 cm D
  • Stand/base: 0.8" H x 5" W x 4.3" D

  • Jade, stucco, pinewood and brass
  • Display stand included
  • Museum replica(s)
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

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Laura

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10/14/2022

"Unique bracelet"

I purchased this for myself. It is delicate with the pretty jade sphere. I love it and wear it all the time.

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Peter

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10/04/2022

"This is a wonderful image"

I bought this for a friend, who is delighted with the accuracy and beauty of this reproduction of a great Mayan image.

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

Ed

From New York

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09/19/2022

"Nice bracelet"

Simple, yet classy and beautiful.

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Charles

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08/25/2022

"I love the color"

The light jade color is really pretty.

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Steven

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08/15/2022

"Love This Bracelet"

Very happy with this bracelet and it has become one of my favorites. Goes on easy, well made with a very simple, lightweight design and love the jade cross. Looks great on my wrist.

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Kathleen

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07/27/2022

"Great with different shades of grey-green-blue"

Beautiful earrings. Very well made.

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Working with Disabilities

One of Ruben and Gilda's assistants was in a motorcycle accident several years ago. He injured his foot, which left him without a job. Ruben and Gilda have hired this man with pride as he is a hard worker and a great asset to their team.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Ruben and Gilda's parents taught them the value of hard work and that art is an expression of culture. Many of their designs include jade, which was highly valued by ancient civilizations in the area and used as ornaments, tools, and burial artifacts. Their artwork is often a reflection of Guatemalan culture and they used techniques passed down over generations.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Thanks to their hard work and partnership with NOVICA, Ruben and Gilda have been able to build their own house and support their children's education. They hope to continue to grow their sales through NOVICA so they do not have to seek out other, more complicated markets.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Ruben and Gilda Perez has received 8 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of silver to craft jewelry for the holiday season.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Their youngest son faces many health challenges but every day they work to give him a normal life without limitations. Ruben and Gilda are amazing parents who strive everyday to give their children the best life possible.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Ruben and Gilda are both very supportive of their children and will continue to support their education with the goal of them both being successful professionals.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Ruben and Gilda have two children they support — Brandon Jose and Ruben Alejandro — who are both under the age of 18 and attending school.

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They have assistants who help them with their jewelry.

 
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