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Product ID: 70208

Onyx Sphere Sculpture with Calcite Base, "World of Shadows"

byCesar Gonzales: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (443)
Mysterious, this dark sphere is charged with mystic powers. Cesar Gonzáles cuts... more

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Mysterious, this dark sphere is charged with mystic powers. Cesar Gonzáles cuts and polishes black onyx to radiant perfection, creating the illusion of a world of shadows. Onyx provides guidance through meditation and dreams. The black stone is believed to absorb a person's excess energies, balancing Yin and Yang, leading to self-mastery.

This sphere includes a calcite base, believed to foster spirituality.

  • 0.47 kgs
  • 1.0 lbs
  • Stand/base: 1 cm H x 4 cm Diam.
  • Stand/base: 0.4" H x 1.6" Diam.
  • 7 cm Diam.
  • 2.8" Diam.

  • Onyx and calcite
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Made in Peru.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Andesicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

443

Verified Reviewer

11/06/2018

"Stunning beauty!"

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This beautiful sphere is absolutely stunning & it is now displayed in a place where everyone sees it the minute they enter my home. The artist, Cesar Gonzales, is a master of creating beauty!

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World of Shadows, Onyx Sphere Sculpture with Calcite Base

Verified Reviewer

07/31/2018

"World of Shadows."

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I love this work from this Artists.It remindes us World is full of shadows.

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Best Uses

  • Best uses for show piece

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World of Shadows, Onyx Sphere Sculpture with Calcite Base

From USA

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07/30/2018

"The Mystery Onyx Sphere"

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If you need a small dash of jet black art sculpture that acts like a magnet to people, this is it! I have had so many people pick up this sphere and ask, ?What is this?? It definitely leads to a conversation of the nature of this piece. Don?t know why, but people will want to always handle it and study it. They can?t seem to not want to discover its mystery.

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Jet Black Onyx Sculpture Sphere Ball

Best Uses

  • Great conversation piece

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World of Shadows, Onyx Sphere Sculpture with Calcite Base

Verified Reviewer

08/13/2020

"Interesting Pyrite with Quartz Crystals"

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I ordered this Pyrite as a gift as for my husband, and it is beautiful! It sits on his desk. He admires and studies it often and finds something new and delightful every time he looks at it. The Pyrite is polished and also feels good in your hands.

Tags By Melba

Polished Shiny Distinctive

Best Uses

  • Ornamental and Interesting Decoration

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Verified Reviewer

08/12/2020

"Sleek and Smooth"

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Lovely addition to my collection of stone pyramids from Novica and as always a fair price.

Tags By Karin

You won't be sorry that you bought this.

Best Uses

  • Beautiful display of earth's treasures

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From palm bay florida

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08/09/2020

"eggcelent!"

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really nice egg, bigger than I thought. very rich color nice swirls and patterns, a great addition to my collection will be buying more.

Best Uses

  • decoration

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Novica sales account for most of Cesar's income. It enables him to provide for his family, educate his children, take care of his health and provide full-time employment for other artisans. He is very grateful that his workshop has grown with Novica and for the security it has brought to his life.

"I learned to carve stone from a friend. In turn, I have taught my son and many of my workers the art of stone carving. When one of my artisans leaves to start a workshop of their own, I feel great pride. It means that the stone art of Peru will live on. Stone carving records the history of Peru and the Andes. Even though we now use machinery to bring our hand drawings to life... the stories the stones tell and the motifs we incorporate have been with us since pre-Inca times."

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

Cesar's workshop is well-respected in his community. He is able to give full-time employment to his workers. He credits the steady income and recognition that Novica sales give him with the stability and determination that enable him to continue to grow his workshop.

Cesar Gonzales has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to buy stones and other raw materials he needs to increase production.

Cesar is constantly teaching and employing younger workers who are eager to learn from a master craftsman. Today he gives work to people who are the sole support of their families.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

 
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