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Product ID: 402617

Natural Carnelian Pendant Necklace, "Shades of Sunset"

byTeodoro Melendez and Family: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (100)
Gleaming sterling silver is beautifully complemented by the warm glow of... more

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Gleaming sterling silver is beautifully complemented by the warm glow of carnelian in this original necklace from Teodoro Melendez and Family. Hammered round links alternate with the ruddy gemstone beads, and the necklace is centered by a polished sterling ball.

  • 29 grams
  • 1.01 oz
  • Necklace length: 61.5 cm L
  • Necklace length: 24" L
  • Necklace width: 18 mm W
  • Necklace width: 18 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 3 cm L x 1.5 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • Pendant(s): 1.2" L x 0.6" W x 0.6" D

  • 925 sterling silver, carnelian
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • Combination finish
  • Curb Link chain
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in the Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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100

Debra

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01/21/2022

"Beautiful Earrings"

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These sterling silver dangle earrings, Eternal Moonlight, are wonderful. They are very comfortable.

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Cynthia

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12/12/2021

"Beautiful"

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Beautifully made, very lightweight, easy to wear.

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Tara

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12/10/2021

"I love this necklace so much!"

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This necklace is just gorgeous! When I received it, I was listening to an audiobook about queen Victoria. When I opened the necklace and saw it in person for the first time, The first thought I had was,I don t think queen Victoria herself could have owned a piece of jewelry more beautiful than this! The strand of silver beads is just lovely! The pendant is a big beautiful size! In the center of the pendant is a spiral sun. Emanating from each ray of that sun is an additional spiral. Just gorgeous!

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Andrew

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11/19/2021

"agate cuff bracelet, agate twist"

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Thank you very much for the nice bracelet. This was my first wide and noticeable cuff. i will enjoy wearing this always.

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Shelley

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11/02/2021

"Beautiful bracelet!"

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Solid chain and easy to clasp one-handed. Lightweight, easy to wear and fits my small wrist.

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  • Daily use

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vivian furtado

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10/22/2021

"Very original"

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Love to wear these and explain what they sre

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Brave Inca Warrior, Artisan Crafted Sodalite and Sterling Silver Earrings

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Teodoro’s eight children are grown and he now has 20 grandchildren. During difficult economic times, he assists with his grandchildren’s education.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

Exposed to the unique designs of pre-Hispanic culture by his father, an archeologist and museum curator, Teodoro turned his interest into a livelihood. He learned the hammering, stamping, burning and casting techniques of early craftsmen, using them to create unique jewelry steeped in the culture of ancient Peru. Through his family workshop, he continues to pass these techniques to other artisans. Teodoro has dedicated his life’s work to perpetuating pre-Hispanic jewelry design and production techniques, many of which he was introduced to by Victor Larco, the founder of the Pre-Columbian Museum in Lima.

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

In his ninth decade of life, Teodoro is no longer able to work and often requires assistance with walking and daily activities. His son and daughter now care for him. In spite of his poor health, he continues to spend time at his workshop, inspiring and guiding the creation of the art he has dedicated his life to.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Teodoro Melendez and Family has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $1500. Proceeds were used to purchase materials such as silver for his work.

Elder Master

Elder Master

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

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