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Mayan Glyph Sterling Silver Necklace with a Rubber Cord, "The Carrier of Time"

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A man carries a hieroglyph on his back as he pauses to rest with his heavy load.... more

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A man carries a hieroglyph on his back as he pauses to rest with his heavy load. He is known as Mam, or the "carrier of time." According to Maya legend, his role is to carry the weight of a full year upon his back, represented by the Haab glyph that he bears. Angel Ortiz works in Mexico's legendary sterling silver, mined in Taxco, to craft this original necklace. The pendant is worn on a long cord of black rubber.

  • 18 grams
  • 0.63 oz
  • 53.5 cm L
  • 21" L
  • 4 mm W
  • 4 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 4 cm L x 2.3 cm W x 0.3 cm D
  • Pendant(s): 1.6" L x 0.9" W x 0.1" D

  • 925 sterling silver, rubber cord
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • Combination finish
  • Cord chain
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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11/15/2016

"Beautiful Carrier of Time Pendant!"

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I was drawn to Angel's Carrier of Time pendant when I saw it. He travels with all who are struggling and burdened that year so they are not alone. He also carries a glyph for life force or sun which adds more to the meaning of bringing support, life, and hope to others. It has a nice heft and will always carry special meaning for me. Angel, I hope you pursue a series featuring endangered animals. They need our help also and would benefit from your artistry and care to detail. Thank you for creating such a beautiful message with this pendant!

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The Carrier of Time, Mayan Glyph Sterling Silver Necklace with a Rubber Cord

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02/04/2020

"MEANINGFUL PIECE!"

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This was purchased for many reasons- the symbol, where the silver was mined, the Mayan culture and a 25th anniversary gift. It is perfect in so many ways to my husband and myself not to mention the beauty and detail!

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From Omaha, NE USA

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07/01/2019

"Great piece!"

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I am pleased, as always, with this piece of jewelry! Arrived faster than I had anticipated and I loved it the moment I laid eyes on it! Thanks so much!

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05/03/2018

"My Son LOVED this!"

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What a handsome piece of jewelry! It has great weight, and feels nice around the neck. My son scooped it up and put it on. He loves it! Just wish it was on a chain. Thank you Angel. We will look for more of his works of art!

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03/28/2018

"Cool necklace"

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I bought this for myself. This piece has already gotten a few complements. It is really a nice size and looks good on this guy. Not too big and not too small. I will be buying from Angel again!

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11/12/2020

"Wow- this is beautiful"

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Wonderful silver Jaguar pendant with great detail and craftsmanship. So glad I ordered this. Appropriate for a man or woman, I think.

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09/21/2020

"My favorite bracelet"

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This is my favorite bracelet. The craftsmanship is unparalleled with exceptional attention to detail. It is made of Taxco silver, some of, if not the best, silver in the world. The metal molds to your wrist with ease. The bracelet is just the right size for a woman and goes with almost any outfit, casual or formal. I most highly recommend purchasing Aztec Waves.

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Taxco silver Taxco silver bracelet Aztec

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  • self gift

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From Portland Oregon

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08/23/2020

"Piece of art"

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Beautiful pendant

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08/01/2020

"Red tigers eye"

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I was happy with bracelet, sadly I forgot in my work and the next day it wasnt there. Someone is wearing now must be happy. I tried to buying again and it wasnt avaliable. The bracelet it has a eye catching, definitely its a good quality.

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Verified Reviewer

07/07/2020

"Love at first sight!"

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I absolutely love these earrings! I love the delicate detail of the adorable face. I also love the beautiful packaging and the special hand written note very lovely. I will cherish forever.

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07/03/2020

"Beautiful colors!"

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I reallyve this pair of earrings.

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