Made In Roatan

Beautiful Island ~ Resilient People ~ Amazing Stories

Yourgin Levy

YourginYourgin was born on the island of Roatan.  He is a true islander!  He grew up living in Sandy Bay with his grandfather and brother.

He initially had a hard time here since he was estranged from his family and spent most of his time living on the streets.   Roatan can be a tough place to grow up and yet things always seem to work out for him. He will always be grateful to his cousin who came back to the island and decided to allow him to live with her.  Yourgin familyShe took care of him, helped him, and allowed him to sell the jewellery that she was making.  One day she decided to teach him how to carve black coral and turtle shell for himself.  Yourgin hasn’t looked back since that day and thanks her for giving him such a wonderful opportunity.

It took time but he managed to develop the art of carving and sanding, creating wonderful unique pieces of jewellery.  He stopped carving the black coral when it became endangered and now loves to carve out of the many faceted colors of our beautiful Honduran jade.   I asked him how he does it and he said he simply allows the grain and the colors to define each piece that will emerge.  You won’t find any other jewellery like this...each piece is truly one of a kind!!

Yourgin is married to a beautiful girl from Montana and they have 3 wonderful boys. Making jewellery is his main source of income so we thank you in advance for supporting him with your purchase.







 
$ 15.00
Unique purple veins throughout this square cut jade necklace.
$ 10.00
A hand cut, drilled and carved cross necklace on adjustable black cord
$ 10.00
Cross engraved in variegated green jade.
Sorry, item SOLD
$ 10.00
Beautiful 'teardrop' turquoise colored earrings. Head cut, and polished... made with love!
$ 10.00
Beautiful.. shades of blue, green and a lovely shade of yellow.
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$ 20.00
A beautiful hand cut and polished piece of local jade. This is a statement large piece that would be awesome worn long or can be worn short on the adjustable cord. Measures 2 inches.
$ 20.00
I love this piece! It is so unique with the square shape and the colours are just gorgeous!! Local jade from a small island off of Roatan. Measures about 1 1/4inches and is on an adjustable black cord.
$ 20.00
A beautiful hand carved jade necklace in greys and wonderful translucent blue, with a lovely pinch bail and an 18 in leather cord. Lobster clasp to close
Sorry, item SOLD
$ 15.00
A beautiful soft sage green/beige jade necklace on an adjustable cord. see both photos for front and back
$ 15.00
Shades of grey with a streak of green jade hangs on a black cord.
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$ 15.00
Green, blue and grey jade, hung on black cord.
$ 25.00
This is a remarkable piece of island jade from Barberette Island. We went there last year and we got a some jade for Yourgin. He said it is a very hard piece of jade and was hard to work but the polish and shine on this is remarkable!! On an 18 inch leather cord with a lobster clasp.
$ 15.00
A beautiful reddish brown jade necklace with a nickel bail, leather cord with lobster claw
$ 15.00
Black/white jade necklace
$ 15.00
Green and brown jade cut in a triangular shape, hung on black cord.
$ 15.00
Beautiful hand cut/polished jade necklace on an adjustable black cord
$ 10.00
Hand carved and polished rust and soft green jade with hand etched cross. On an adjustable dark brown cord.
$ 10.00
Oh! I love this so much. It is a small (2 inch) piece of multi coloured jade in the shades which I love so much: red, gold, gray and black. Enjoy!
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