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A loan of $2,150 helped buy gemstones and sterling silver for his jewelry business.

Tiberio's story

Tiberio is an artisan who specializes in handcrafted silver and gemstone jewelry. To continue production he would like to invest in the purchase of natural gemstones and a kilo of sterling silver.

Tiberio has been selling through NOVICA since 2005. This is his story:

Tiberio was offered a job cutting gemstones by mere chance. "Thanks to my teacher, I learned the craft. I love the gems of Peru with all their beautiful colors. I combine them with silver; this is how each of my creations is born. I try to use these natural elements in different and unusual ways, with the authenticity of Peru inherent in my style. My inspiration comes from the stones themselves."

"It is so good to know that when times are hard we can actually count on the kindness of others. Thank you all so much for taking part in the funding of this interest-free microcredit."

Use the link below to view Tiberio's jewelry on the NOVICA site:

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