This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Speckled jade becomes a sleek obelisk sculpture of magnificent elegance. For this handcrafted sculpture, Peru's Cesar Gonzales selects a stone believed to attract wealth and prosperity.
Colors: Green, black
Dimensions: 7.3 inches high x 2 inches long x 2 inches wide
Story Behind the Art: Peruvian artisan Cesar Gonzales has worked as a stone carver since 1988. Of his four children, the oldest girl shows the most interest in her father's art and even assists him. Gonzales works with serpentine, rose manganese, calcite, celestite, red jasper, mottramite, chrysocolla, rhodochrosite and quartz. 'I work in stone because of the beautiful things that can be made with each kind,' he says. 'I like stone's naturalness and purity of color.'
The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.
All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Treatment code TB (jade). See Gemstone Treatments for further information.
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