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Dark Green Jade Necklace Handcrafted with Sterling Silver, "Queen K'abel"

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The majestic design of this is designed by Guatemala's Jimenez Family in honor... more

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The majestic design of this is designed by Guatemala's Jimenez Family in honor of K'abel, queen of the Maya. Falling round the neck like a breastplate, the necklace is crafted by hand with tubular pendants of dark green jade linked together with sterling silver. K'abel was a renowned warrior queen whose tomb was found in 2012 in the Maya city of El Peru-Waká, in northwestern Petén, Guatemala. Considered one of the greatest of Maya rulers, K'abel was a military governor of the Wak Kingdom who ruled for at least 20 years with her husband, King K'inich Bahlam. She carried the title of supreme warrior or kaloomte, which placed her in a higher position of authority, over her husband.

.925 Sterling silver.

  • 74 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 45.72 cm L
  • 18" L
  • Pendant(s): 33.02 cm L x 2.5 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 13" L x 1" W
  • 1 mm W
  • 1 mm W

  • Sterling silver and jade
  • Toggle clasp
  • High polish finish
  • 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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From California - USA

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07/02/2020

"Awe struck!"

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I took Mesoamerican Anthropology course in college. As soon as i saw this necklace I knew I had to bring it home with me. Fascinated!

Best Uses

  • formal and casual

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Queen K'abel, Dark Green Jade Necklace Handcrafted with Sterling Silver

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From Canada

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03/10/2020

"Magnificent!!"

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Such a spectacular necklace!! I am really happy with the looks and quality of the product. It couldnt be better! Mis felicitaciones a los artesanos y espero que puedan seguir produciendo estas maravillosas piezas.

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Queen K'abel, Dark Green Jade Necklace Handcrafted with Sterling Silver

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04/09/2021

"Classic design"

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The ring has beautifully crafted silverwork not just on the top of the ring, but on the sides as well. The bezel setting surrounds the dark amethyst and makes it pop.

Best Uses

  • Everyday

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From Dayton, OH USA

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04/05/2021

"Graduation Gift"

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This was a graduation gift for my niece and she loved it! Beautiful, well-made, excellent quality.

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03/16/2021

"A late Valentines day gift is never really late!"

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She had to wait a while to get this because it was on backorder but it was worth the wait! She loves it!

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02/26/2021

"First Novica purchase..."

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The ring was a little small for my taste but, I added some silver stackable rings with it to make it pop. I have made it casual fine.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

Jimenez Family has received 9 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $1700. Proceeds were used to purchase a diamond saw and stone polisher for their jewelry.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

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

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

 
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