The ancient Mayas believed green jade would open the souls to heaven, therefore regarding the gem as sacred. Pablo Castellanos selects a green jade heart for the modern design of this necklace. Crafted by hand, the pendant is surrounded by sterling silver hoops as it centers a black leather necklace.
.925 Sterling silver
- 2 grams
- 0.07 oz
- 45.7 cm L
- 18" L
- 3 mm
- 3 mm
- 4.7 cm L x 3.8 cm W x 0.5 cm D
- 1.9" L x 1.5" W x 0.2" D
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Pablo Castellanos has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1500 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of natural jade and fine silver for his jewelry.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.