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Maya Glyph for Breeze on Jade and Cotton Necklace, "Maya Breeze"

Sharing the rich legacy of the ancient Maya, Ruben and Gilda Perez recreate a... more

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Sharing the rich legacy of the ancient Maya, Ruben and Gilda Perez recreate a hieroglyph in jade. It depicts a T-shaped window from classic era temples, and is named Iq. Representing energy, Iq is propitious for ceremonies celebrating spirit of the wind and the origin of life. The artisans present the pendant on a black waxed cotton cord with a polished silver clasp.

.925 Sterling silver

Please note: Etched image may fade somewhat over time, as a result of absorbing body oils and/or skincare products. Simply wash the pendant with soap and water and let it dry to refresh the design again.

  • 9 grams
  • 0.32 oz
  • 35 cm min L - x 65 cm max L
  • 13.75" min L - x 25.5" max L
  • 3 mm W
  • 3 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 2.5 cm L x 1.9 cm W x 0.4 cm D
  • Pendant(s): 1" L x 0.7" W x 0.2" D

  • Jade, waxed cotton cord, sterling silver clasp
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • 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

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207

Alison

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06/27/2022

"So sweet and classic!"

This is just beautiful, my niece will love it! Adjusts perfectly to fit her now and as she grows. Packaged with care and shipped in good time. Thank you.

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Alison

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06/27/2022

"This is a go-to necklace for any outfit"

This makes such a statement and goes with everything in all seasons. The adjustable length makes it work with so many tops. Packaged with care and arrived in good time. Thank you

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Peg

From Washington State

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05/30/2022

"One of my top favorite pairs of earrings"

These are so simple and beautiful. They are sturdy and well-made, and they are simple and elegant. I love them.

Tags By Peg

Simple elegant

Best Uses

  • All occasions

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Julie

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04/18/2022

"Color, Form and Style"

I love the silver against the cool green jade. These earrings go with all my summer outfits. They look substantial yet lie easy on my ears - no uncomfortable heaviness. Contemporary vibe!

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jade silver earrings

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Gayle

From Edinboro Pennsylvania USA

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04/16/2022

"Love the color jade"

This is a wonderful feel good piece of jewelry. I feel good every time I put it on.

Best Uses

  • Looks great with T shirts!

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Robert

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04/14/2022

"Nice"

Nice comfortable hippy kind of stuff that vibes positivity.

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Working with Disabilities

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.

Job Creator

Job Creator

They have assistants who help them with their jewelry.

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