Drop-Shaped Black Jade Stud Earrings from Guatemala, "Black Energy"
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Two teardrops of natural black jade are featured in these energetic button earrings by Guatemalan artisan Victor Garcia. He handcrafts each earring with sterling silver rope designs that encircle each stone.
- 2 grams
- 0.06 oz
- 1.1 cm L x 0.8 cm W x 0.4 cm D
- 0.4" L x 0.3" W x 0.2" D
Victor gives full-time work to people from his community and hires more part-time when the demand for his work increases.
Victor began crafting jewelry from a young age and his passion and love for it grew as time went on. He works with with Guatemalan jade - a stone that has been valuable since the Maya times. He hopes to teach his son how to carve and pass the tradition to the next generation of carvers.
Victor supports the education of his eldest son and plans to support his newborn when he gets old enough to start school.
Victor is a father of two children. He just had a newborn and his eldest son is ten.
Victor was interviewed for one of the Guatemalan TV stations.