This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Cocking its head, a gemstone toucan sculpture dines on a blueberry. Cesar Gonzales handcrafts the feathers from onyx, serpentine and chrysocolla, while jasper becomes the beak, and the bird sculpture grasps a calcite trunk with wrought iron feet.Product Features:
Story Behind the Art:
- Colors: Blue, orange, green, turquoise
- Materials: Onyx, jasper, serpentine, chrysocolla, calcite, wrought iron
- Dimensions: 7.1 inches high x 5.1 inches wide x 3.5 inches deep
Peruvian artisan Cesar Gonzales has worked as a stone carver since 1988. He 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.'What is Worldstock?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.ImportedAll weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Treatment code E (jasper, onyx, serpentine) and N (chrysocolla, calcite). See Gemstone Treatments for further information.
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