This is a stunning vintage Chinese brown jade necklace featuring a pendant of nephrite jade on a silk cord with fancy Chinese knots. The jade is a mix of brown tones from beige to a soft hazel-brown; the carved pendant portrays a lovely lady in a flowing garment surrounded by vines with a poem on the back of the pendant. The pendant is one-of-a-kind carved jade approximately 2” long by 1 3/4” wide. It is almost ½” thick. The necklace hangs 22” when worn and is adjustable up to 26.” This is a piece of wearable art. It is carved in great detail by a skilled craftsman. Chinese royalty has worn jade for centuries. As the Asian gemstone, it is believed to be a spiritual stone and the jewel of heaven representing the five principal virtues of charity, modesty, courage, justice, and wisdom. Please view the pictures as they are part of the description.
Vintage Chinese Nephrite Jade Amulet Knotted Silk Necklace