Sterling Arts

Handmade "Peaceful Warrior" Semi-precious Stone Necklace (Guatemala) (Copper - Multi/Orange - 16 Inch/17.5 Inch)

Handmade "Peaceful Warrior" Semi-precious Stone Necklace (Guatemala) (Copper - Multi/Orange - 16 Inch/17.5 Inch). Handmade by artisans of the Ixim sin Chuya Jewelry Collective in Guatemala, this hand-beaded necklace is inspired by the Mayan beliefs of the five cycles of time - Earth, Fire, Water, Wind and Women. This handcrafted necklace features an oval shaped semi-precious stone framed by hand-wovenglass beads and suspended by layers of hand-beaded strands. Colors: Green, grey, copper, multi-color Clasp: Toggle Dimensions: 16 inches long, adjustable to 17.5 inches long Dimensions of stone: 1-1.25 inches long x 1.52 inches wide Story Behind the Art: The Ixim sin Chiya Jewelry Collective was formed in Guatemala in 2009, uniting women of diverse backgrounds, from ages 25 to 45, single and married with several children, from native groups of Tzutujil to Katchiqul.With the support of JUSTA, a Fair Trade project dedicated to uplifting thelives of women in the Mayan areas of Guatemala, these artisans havebeen empowered within their community and families. The project is a holisticeffort that encompasses personal as well as business skills training.The approach of the collective has proven to be an effective model and without anyprior formal education these women have developed skills that allow themto manage their own production, maintain inventory records on a computer aswell as manage their own personal finances and health. You can be certain that many lives will be impacted by your purchase of this beautiful handmade piece of jewelry.< 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. Imported Ships Carbon Neutral*All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Worldstock Country: Guatemala Stone Shape: Oval Necklace Type: Handmade Product Features: Handmade Stone: Gemstone Number of Gemstones: 1 Material: Glass beads, semi-precious stone Clasp: Toggle Exact Color: Green, multi-color, grey, copper Length: 16 Inch, adjustable to 17.5 inches Color: Green, grey, multi-color Worldstock Country: Guatemala Gemstone Cut: Oval Chain Style: Box Stone Shape: Oval Necklace Type: Handmade, Beaded, Multi Strand Product Features: Handmade Number of Gemstones: 1 Material: Beads, Gemstone, Stone Stone: Gemstone Clasp: Toggle Gemstone: Obsidian Metal: None Exact Color: Grey, Green, Copper Length: 17.5 Inch, 16 Inch, Adjustable Gemstone Color: Multi, Grey, Green, Copper Color: Multi, Grey, Green All measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed dimensions. read more