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Jade pendant necklace, 'Green Sacred Quetzal' - Unique Sterling Silver Pendant Jade Necklace

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Unique Sterling Silver Pendant Jade Necklace, "Green Sacred Quetzal"

Resplendent in sterling silver, the quetzal bird was believed to be the god of... more

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Resplendent in sterling silver, the quetzal bird was believed to be the god of air by the ancient Maya. Today it is Guatemala's national symbol. Classed as a near threatened species, a quetzal hides behind a green jade pendant. Zandra Lorena Sajbin handcrafts her original necklace in honor of ancient traditions.

.925 Sterling silver

  • 7 grams
  • 0.25 oz
  • 45.7 cm L
  • 18" L
  • 2 mm W
  • 2 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 3.7 cm L x 1.6 cm W x 0.6 cm D
  • Pendant(s): 1.5" L x 0.6" W x 0.2" D

  • Sterling silver and jade
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Spring ring clasp
  • Venetian / Box chain
  • 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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LYNNETTE

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04/20/2022

"Spruce up for zoom meetings"

I gave this to my daughter for her birthday; she loves it; loves green, loves jade. And in this time of being on camera so much, it makes her outfits look great on zoom, team, etc. What a beautiful necklace!

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Green Sacred Quetzal, Unique Sterling Silver Pendant Jade Necklace

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  • Occasion: birthday

EM

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04/25/2021

"Precious"

Beautifully made by an amazing artist. The gemstone has such a soothing appearance. My favorite necklace.

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Green Sacred Quetzal, Unique Sterling Silver Pendant Jade Necklace

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Colleen

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06/28/2022

"Gave as a gift and we re all delighted!"

Gorgeous statement piece. I want one as my own! Thank you for representing my heartfelt gratitude through your artistry.

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  • Occasion: thank you

Susan

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06/17/2022

"Unique and lovely"

The craftsmanship is astonishing. Its lovely.

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Jeremy

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06/15/2022

"Perfect for my wife,Perfect for my wife"

My wife loved this and wears it all the time.,My wife loved this and wears it all the time.

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Mountain Daybreak, Jade and Orange Agate Beaded Stretch Bracelet from Guatemala

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Jeanne

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06/15/2022

"Beautiful ring!"

Finely crafted, I love this ring! Im so glad I purchased from this talented artist.

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