Now at 30% off This Premier Vintage Genuine Jade Stylized Dragon & Floral Pendant features a 14KT bale & jump ring. This beautiful jade pendant shows colors of; Golden Honey, Russet and creamy white with a slight tinge of pale pale green. The pendant is substantial, measuring 1/2" at the thickest area. The pendant is 2 1/8" Tall x 1 1/8" Wide. Truly a master, hand-carved this piece of jade on both sides. The front of the pendant features a dragon, with a detailed eye and his body covers almost the entire left side – from head to tail. His tail rests on some beautiful Chinese Cloud Bands & a thunder ball or "pearl". There are (2) intricately carved leaves, which are attached to a trailing vine on the other side.
The back of this jade pendant is as beautiful as the front showing multiple flowers and leaves with cloud bands at the bottom. The 14KT Gold Bale is identical on both sides which gives you the option to wear both sides of the pendant!! The Jade is Grade A.
When I gem tested this jade it not only registered as the finest or highest point on the meter but the needle went off the meter entirely – beyond the highest quality mark!! I still brought this pendant to a Jeweler who specializes in Antique Chinese & Japanese Jewelry to verify the quality of this pendant.
This is one solid piece of jade and not two because of the varied colors. Signature/Marks: "14K 585" on the bale. The "585" Mark is the European Mark for Gold.
Please note the size of the bale, as it is large enough to Accommodate almost any size gold chain or even a small jade bead necklce.
Size: 2 1/8" Tall x 1 1/8" Wide and 1/2" at the thickest area.
The Year of the Dragon comes about once every twelve years. This year is considered the year of luck because part of the Chinese Dragon meaning is good fortune in the areas of health, wealth and living a long, prosperous life. It is believed that anyone who holds an emblem of this divine mythical animal will be protected and safe. This all important ancient symbol is respected and beloved by the Chinese people and is said to bestow greatness, bravery, and intelligence
This Vintage Chinese Jade Pendant is Heirloom Quality and a Treasure to cherish.
Age: I believe this jade pendant to date to the early turn of the 1900's, with the bale being added later – probably in the 1950's.
Please note that the chain in the photos was used for display purposes only and is not included with the Jade Pendant.
In Feng Shui, the well-known and highly respected Dragon is one of the most sought-after symbols. People like to wear dragon jewelry, especially Chinese Jade. People keep the dragon in their home because this magnificent creature has many powers, one of these being able to create the balance of chi and harmony within the home.
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