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Reversible jade pendant necklace, 'Lilac Quetzal Eclipse' (large) - Large Maya Eclipse Lilac and Black Jade Silver Necklace icon bankCurate

Product ID: 219100

Large Maya Eclipse Lilac and Black Jade Silver Necklace, "Lilac Quetzal Eclipse"

byZandra Lorena Sajbin: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (351)
Zandra Lorena Sajbin designs a reversible pendant of extraordinary beauty in... more

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Zandra Lorena Sajbin designs a reversible pendant of extraordinary beauty in honor of Maya astronomy. She crafts the pendant by hand with sterling silver featuring the quetzal bird and a temple over the lilac jade side of the pendant. The black jade side features a crescent moon. Maya astronomers sought to predict eclipses, which they likened to the galaxy taking a breath and which influenced human conscience.

Lilac jade is a natural stone. Its color will vary due to its white, green, blue and rose veins.

  • 19 grams
  • 0.67 oz
  • Chain length: 45.72 cm L
  • Chain length: 18" L
  • Chain width: 2 mm
  • Chain width: 2 mm
  • Pendant: 4.3 cm L x 3.3 cm W x 0.9 cm D
  • Pendant: 1.7" L x 1.3" W x 0.4" D

  • 925 sterling silver, jade
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Spring ring clasp
  • High polish finish
  • Mariner chain
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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351

Verified Reviewer

03/15/2018

"Great Anniversary Gift!"

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I bought the eclipse pendant as an anniversary gift for my wife. We honeymooned in Mexico and visited many Mayan ruins. This beautiful pendant brings back all those memories. A great piece to add to her collection.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: anniversary

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Lilac Quetzal Eclipse, Large Maya Eclipse Lilac and Black Jade Silver Necklace

From Columbus OH USA

Verified Reviewer

04/24/2017

"Beautiful pendant"

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This eclipse pendant is stunning that Friends want to steal it from me. I told them go to Novica and get one. I love artisans around the world and finding items that I cannot find in the United States.

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Lilac Quetzal Eclipse, Large Maya Eclipse Lilac and Black Jade Silver Necklace

From Augusta, GA

Verified Reviewer

05/20/2020

"Beautiful Craftmanship"

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This piece is a beautiful piece of craftmanship and the second piece that I have purchased from this artist. Both have become cherished gifts that are worn daily.

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05/14/2020

"Needed an extra"

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Have a gift of jade earrings from a patient that can never be replaced and I needed a necklace to go with. This is perfect

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Verified Reviewer

05/06/2020

"One of my best rings yet."

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Such a beautiful ring. Even better than i hoped for. It makes me imagine a beautiful, living sunflower that takes me to the place that it came from. Home. The best feeling ever. Thank you.

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From Iowa City, IA

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05/05/2020

"Absolutely beautiful"

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This necklace is now my new favorite piece of jewelry and I dont think Ill be taking it off for quite some time. Its subtle and smaller than I thought but still perfect and beautiful. I keep staring at it in amazement.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

From a humble artist to a respected member of her community, Zandra captures the spirit of the Women's Empowerment badge. "After my husband died in 2017, I knew I would need to provide for my three children. I've made their education my top priority and plan to send each of them to university. I have also welcomed helpers into my workshop, and support them with fair wages," she says.

Zandra started off as a humble artisan with a strong passion. Since her start with NOVICA, she has been able to grow her workshop and achieve more than she thought possible. She is able to support her children, create jobs in her community, and has become one of the most respected artisans in her city.

Zandra Lorena Sajbin has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1050 and the most recent for $3500. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of more silver, jade and tools so she can develop her new designs.

Zandra lost her husband in 2017 and she is now the sole provider for her three children, Fabricio, Alejandro and Dulce. Through her jade jewelry art, she is able to support her children and increase their livelihood.

Zandra financially supports her three children's education and plans to send the three of them to university as well.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

 
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