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Product ID: 201181

White Onyx Gemstone Pyramid Sculpture from Peru, "Protection"

byCesar Gonzales: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (483)
Banded with sphelarite, white onyx glows with natural mysticism in a sculpture... more

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Banded with sphelarite, white onyx glows with natural mysticism in a sculpture by Cesar Gonzalez. According to gemstone lore, pyramids balance energies in a particular setting.

  • 0.76 kgs
  • 1.7 lbs
  • 9 cm H x 9.4 cm W x 9.4 cm D
  • 3.5" H x 3.7" W x 3.7" D

  • White onyx with sphelarite
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
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483

From Los Angeles, California

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09/13/2019

"Awesome item on my desk"

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Really like this one, looks great on my desk and may order another sometime soon.

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Protection, White Onyx Gemstone Pyramid Sculpture from Peru

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From U.S.A.

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07/14/2020

"Beautiful!"

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Purchased this for my table decor and love it!

Best Uses

  • Decor

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From United States of America

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01/26/2020

"Glowingly amazingly beauteous!"

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Love it!!

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From Indianapolis, Indiana

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11/28/2020

"Beautiful design and detail"

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Stunning sculpture with high-quality design, colors are very elegant and distinctive from the Peruvian Andes.

Best Uses

  • Fine China cabinet

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11/22/2020

"Craftsmanship is Amazing"

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I bought this for my daughter to keep on her desk for remote learning. Its titled Be Positive. It is an impressive piece.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Daughter
  • Occasion: 'just because'
From Colorado

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11/21/2020

"Stunning"

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Extremely happy with my purchase. Absolutely magnificent pie right sweeter with glorious shine!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Novica sales account for most of Cesar's income. It enables him to provide for his family, educate his children, take care of his health and provide full-time employment for other artisans. He is very grateful that his workshop has grown with Novica and for the security it has brought to his life.

"I learned to carve stone from a friend. In turn, I have taught my son and many of my workers the art of stone carving. When one of my artisans leaves to start a workshop of their own, I feel great pride. It means that the stone art of Peru will live on. Stone carving records the history of Peru and the Andes. Even though we now use machinery to bring our hand drawings to life... the stories the stones tell and the motifs we incorporate have been with us since pre-Inca times."

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

Cesar's workshop is well-respected in his community. He is able to give full-time employment to his workers. He credits the steady income and recognition that Novica sales give him with the stability and determination that enable him to continue to grow his workshop.

Cesar Gonzales has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to buy stones and other raw materials he needs to increase production.

Cesar is constantly teaching and employing younger workers who are eager to learn from a master craftsman. Today he gives work to people who are the sole support of their families.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

 
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