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ITEM#: 13829131This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Cesar Gonzales showcases the fascinating veins of serpentine in a polished sphere sculpture. Contrasting with its brown calcite base, the sculpture is protected by a layer of flannel.
- Colors: Green, brown
- Materials: Serpentine, calcite, acrylic fabric
- Base included
- Sphere dimensions: 2.4 inches diameter
- Base dimensions: 0.6 inches high x 1.6 inches diameter
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 (serpentine). See for further information.
Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
|Material||Acrylic, Fabric, Stone|
|Dimensions||Sphere: 2.4 inches diameter; Base: 0.6 inches high x 1.6 inches diameter|
|Country of Origin||Peru|
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This is a gorgeous Earth-like sphere; solid and beautiful to look at. I held it in my hand and just stared at it when it first arrived. It's very heavy and because it is handmade in Peru, it seems that much more special. I'm a rock-lover and this one really caught my eye. I gave it to my Dad for Christmas, and I hope he puts it by his computer and loves it as much as I do. (I almost kept it for myself!!) :o)Read More
Item was as described. Well constructed and without blemish.Read More
Stone sphere was as picturedRead More
It's real cute and just goes well in my living room!Read More
This looks nothing like the photo. There is no sheen or marbling. It's just an ugly piece of stone. Luckily my sister liked it enough to save me the return process.Read More
Heads up, this thing is about the size of a billiard ball.Read More
gorgeous use of materials, colors swirl in sculpture, love it with the rest of items purchased by this artistRead More
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