Pablo and Raquel do beautiful work and I encourage visitors to Antigua to visit their shop Pablos Silvershop just 2 blocks from the main square. Jade Rings Known as a main hub for Guatemalan artists to sell their handmade art. While our handmade jewelry is stylish and modern, it still follows the tradition of handmade stone and jade jewelry for which Guatemala is known. Jade Necklace Antigua is easy to get to. You fly into Guatemala City (the capital) then take a taxi, a chicken bus or rent a car (which I don¡¯t recommend). Jade Necklace The drive is only about an hour and it¡¯s a well-traveled route. Antigua is a relaxing town, and includes accommodations like the Hotel Casa Antigua. Jade Rings One of the wonderful attractions of this city is that it exudes old world charm while offering new world amenities like wonderful restaurants, English-language newspapers and Spanish language schools. Jade Jewelry The city also offers fabulous shopping, including selling handmade art of all sorts.