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Carve your own jade jewel in Antigua provided by Casa del Jade

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Carve your own jade jewel in Antigua

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20-08-24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-08-24 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
You will put your creativity to work, from selecting your piece, carving it yourself, giving it shine and customizing it with a special engraving. Always guided by our expert carvers and at the end you can take home a unique creation, made with your own hands. You will take a piece of culture and our land Guatemala with you. An experience that you can not miss! We will wait for you.
Important Information
Departure Point
Casa del Jade, 4a Calle Oriente #10, Antigua Guatemala 03001, Guatemala
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All the necessary machines, tools and personal protective equipment
  • You can select from a wide variety of jade pieces of different colors and sizes
  • Free tour of the Mesoamerican Jade Museum
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Pioneer313385 wrote a review Mar. 2020
11 contributions1 helpful vote
Sassy was so awesome and helpful!!! It meant a lot to me to create something myself and she made it fun and accessible. I would highly recommend this as a must-do on your Antigua activities list!!! Fantastic experience and I get a truly authentic souvenir!
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Date of experience: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from Jenny L, Director General at Carve your own jade jewel in Antigua
Responded Jul. 14, 2020
Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us, Sassy does an amazing job and the workshop is an incredible experience, we are so glad to hear about it and so happy to hear you had an amazing time. We hope to see you back sometime in the future. All the best
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Raquel C wrote a review Feb. 2020
2 contributions
Excellent workshop! Diego and his team are super friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about what they do. They made absolutely sure we walk out of the workshop with a smile on our faces and a memory to cherish forever. Definitely worth it 😃
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from casadeljadeg, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Carve your own jade jewel in Antigua
Responded Feb. 13, 2020
Hello! Thank you very much for leaving a comment, we are happy you enjoyed your time during the workshop and glad you took a piece of Guatemala in your heart! We hope you can visit us on your next trip to Guatemala. Best Regards!
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Jessica D wrote a review Jan. 2020
Alberta, Canada2 contributions
Wanted to take something home with me and this was perfect. Diego was a huge help, friendly, knowledgeable, and spoke English extremely well. Love my piece. Totally recommend this as a 'to do' in Antigua.
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from Jenny L, Instructor at Carve your own jade jewel in Antigua
Responded Jan. 31, 2020
We are so glad that you enjoyed the experience of ¨I Carved my jade¨ Hope to see you again soon.
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Darren S wrote a review Dec. 2019
1 contribution
This was the BEST activity we've done while on a family vacation (which includes caves, ziplines, summiting, etc). We spent two quality hours together using our creative minds and hands. We walked away with precious memories and handmade jade jewelry. Sassy, our leader, was so
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Casa del J, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Carve your own jade jewel in Antigua
Responded Jan. 3, 2020
We are glad to read your comments, thank you very much for taking time to write. We are happy you enjoyed your time during the workshop with Sassy and that you take a little piece from guatemala not only with you but in your hearts too. Regards.
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2carlasworld wrote a review Oct. 2019
4 contributions
Maria was fantastic. I saw a jade body chain and ring that I fell in love with. The colors on the two pieces didn’t match exactly; so Maria said they’d customize the pieces just for me. I was returning to the US and the jewelry wouldn’t be ready before I left. I was nervous
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Jaidy A, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Carve your own jade jewel in Antigua
Responded Nov. 2, 2019
Dear Carla Thank you for taking the time for write us a review and a recommendation we are so happy that you can find your unique piece, we appreciate your visit and we hope to hear from you soon. Kind regards
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Casa del Jade
Princess jade
My husband has been a long time customer at casa del jade. I was visiting Guatamala for the first time and my husba
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Wonderful Experience!
This museum/workshop offers valuable insight into the history of jade and its uses in ancient Mayan culture. The sa
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Wonderful selection and lovely little museum
We wandered into this store, which has a small storefront, just intending to look around. We were greeted by Berny,
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Workshop & Museum tour
Wow! This was such an amazing experience! We met the awesome Diego who gave us a free tour of the musem and shop an
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Chris A
Helpful tour by Olga, not too long or complicated and explained well jade and the background to jade work
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Jada Tour
Our experience was amazing, Diego knew so much information about not only the Jada but also Guatemala. He was extre
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Beautiful high-end jade
Beautiful jade in all types of combinations and colors. Wide range of prices, too, which is good for all budgets.
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Make your own jade jewelry!
Such a great experience with four girls. We each got to pick our own jade and shape and then the magic began. Die
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Excelente tour around the premises. The tour guy (Diego) has plenty of knowledge about the Jade culture and the pro
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Diego, our tour guide, was very knowledgeable and passionate when explaining the history and different types of jad
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Highly recommend specially Freddy the tour guide his kind and helpful all the information was amazing love it
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Brie H
Friendly, Good Prices
We bought a few items here. They have great customer service and are very friendly. We actually stopped on the way
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Interactive experience
I LOVED Casa del Jade! Sassy our assistant was friendly, helpful and provided a safe space for my 12 yr old son to
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Nice jewelery
Hi prices but at least the jade is real unlike the street vendors that sell imitation jade (forget the name of it).
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Great attentive service!
The store created some custom jade heart earrings for us and made them quickly too. Great quality and service. Real
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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