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ITEM#: 13802538This 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.
- 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
Story Behind the Art:
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.'
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 E (jasper, onyx, serpentine) and N (chrysocolla, calcite). See for further information.
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|Dimensions||7.1 inches high x 5.1 inches wide x 3.5 inches deep|
|Country of Origin||Peru|
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I absolutely love this little guy. I have other pieces from this artist and would highly recommend purchasing anything he does.Read More
This beautiful sculpture exceeded my expectations! The gem colors are vibrant. The sculpturing is very textured and detailed. It's a heavy, substantial piece. Often a conversational piece with guests. Highly recommend. The turquoise morsel in the toucan's beak is a particularly appealing feature. Sidenote: It's not mentioned here, but this is actually two pieces - the base and the toucan whose wrought-iron feet simply slip into holes on the base.Read More
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