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Hand Crafted Peruvian Gemstone Pyramid Sculpture, "Empowered"

byCesar Gonzales: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (428)
Sculpted of semiprecious gems, the classic pyramid takes on extraordinary... more

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Sculpted of semiprecious gems, the classic pyramid takes on extraordinary beauty. Cesar Gonzáles presents the polished statuette of black onyx, serpentine and chrysocolla. He adds aragonite and white calcite along with leopard jasper to this gemstone sculpture.

  • 0.69 kgs
  • 1.5 lbs
  • 10.6 cm H x 8.6 cm Diam.
  • 4.2" H x 3.4" Diam.

  • Onyx, calcite, serpentine, aragonite, leopard jasper and chrysocolla
  • 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
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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428

Verified Reviewer

09/04/2017

"Beautiful Crafstmanship and Quality"

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I ordered three pieces, two pyramids and the jade obeisk and I'm very happy with all three. The packaging was fantastic - no damage in shipping. They arrived safe and sound.

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Empowered, Hand Crafted Peruvian Gemstone Pyramid Sculpture

From Oporto/Portugal

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05/14/2020

"Gemstone pyramid, inspiring, art Sculpture"

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Beautiful colors from this natural stones, a very well made pyramid, great idea. Look to this pyramid is a pleasure and I can understand, feel, why the stones have energy. Wonderful gift.

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Geamstones colors creativity

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  • Geamstones, colors

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Empowered, Hand Crafted Peruvian Gemstone Pyramid Sculpture

Verified Reviewer

02/03/2020

"Very nice product"

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I ordered two of these, one for myself and one for my sister. Very nice stone and colors.

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Empowered, Hand Crafted Peruvian Gemstone Pyramid Sculpture

From New Jersey, USA

Verified Reviewer

07/30/2018

"Exquisite workmanship"

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The quality of this pyramid is outstanding. The colors are so vivid and have such depth. A friend saw mine and loved it so much that I went online and bought another to gift her.

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Empowered, Hand Crafted Peruvian Gemstone Pyramid Sculpture

Verified Reviewer

07/15/2020

"This is now a cherished heirloom"

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Unbelievably smooth. Beautiful color. Goes so well with my other decor. I like to just hold it, makes me feel peaceful

Best Uses

  • I've gifted one of these, but this one is for me
  • Home decor

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Verified Reviewer

07/15/2020

"bridal gift"

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Gave to my niece as a bridal shower gift as her soon-to-be hubby and she had spent a month in Peru before he proposed. She loved it as it is unique and reflects her spirit

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healing multi stone pyramind healing calming intriguing

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  • pretty much anything

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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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