These carved deep green jade fish drop 1 1/4” from a gold fill ear wire. The fish are beautifully carved showing all their features. They measure 20 mm by 15 mm and are one of a kind.
The fish is symbolic of abundance, prosperity, wealth and persistence. It is also believed to represent an advantage in business. A pair of fish symbolizes a happy marriage.
Chinese royalty has worn jade for centuries. It has been used since the Neolithic times for tools, weaponry, amulets, vases and figurines because of its hardness. It is believed to be a spiritual stone and has been called the jewel of heaven. It represents the five principal virtues: charity, modesty, courage, justice and wisdom. From cloudy white to golden brown, light to dark green, to rare lavender, jade is the most highly prized Asian gemstone. Jade has been regarded as the most precious stone for thousands of years. It is believed to protect the wearer and ensure good luck and good health as well as to increase life span.
Green Burmese Jade Fish Drop Earrings