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Our Lapis Lazuli jewelry is made out of high quality Lapis gemstones found in Guatemala. Lapis is a unique gemstone, as it's actually a rock made out of multiple minerals that help produce its rich blue color with flecks of gold Pyrite and other tints. Our Lapis Lazuli jewelry collection features a delicate necklace and earrings in round and square shapes crafted by our Artisan and expert Lapidary, Ruben Perez. Enjoy one of Guatemala's finest commodities represented in our unique and stunning jewelry. -Size 4 cm stone- 22" chain length -100% Silver hardware -Color(s) may vary slightly -Made in Guatemala -Certified and shipped by Mikoleon LLC
"We shape jade and silver."
My name is Rubén Pérez Revolorio, I am a silver and jade artisan from Jocotenango, Sacatepéquez. This is a land where the hands of many of its inhabitants turn native materials into jewelry, shapes and garments. Unfortunately, there are some existing limitations that do not allow many artisans that work with this type of art to be known.
However, Industrias Xela* has brought many Guatemalan artisans out of anonymity because it provides them with work and launches their crafts to the world market. That is why I appreciate this opportunity to tell my story and to thank this company for its support of my art.
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Artisanal products differ from fast fashion products in that they are made in a traditional or non-mechanized way. Artisanal products are hand-crafted by skilled cobblers in small quantities with high quality and design in mind; using techniques that cannot be replicated by machines!
Thank you for helping us make our world a better place. Your purchase helps us to employ skilled artisans who in turn are able to earn an income to provide for their families!