This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Represented by a human being on a handcrafted necklace, the 'Ajpu' glyph symbolizes the life force according to the Maya. Zandra Lorena Sajbin carves the image on natural green jade mined in Guatemala for a necklace with a sterling silver clasp.Product Features:
Story Behind the Art:
- Style: Pendant
- Materials: Polyurethane cord
- Gemstone colors: Green
- One hand-knotted round-cut jade measures 30 mm
- Metal: Sterling silver
- Finish: High polish
- Clasp: Hook
- Pendant dimensions: 5 mm high x 30 mm diameter
- Necklace dimensions: 5 mm wide x 18 inches long
Zandra Lorena Sajbin says, 'The first thing I ever made on my own was a pair of silver earrings. My husband taught me so I could help him. As I saw the jewelry I had been crafting and saw how beautiful it was, I felt happy.'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 TB (jade). See Gemstone Treatments for further information.
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