ITEM: Vintage Carved Jade Pendant.
COMPOSITION: sterling silver.
GEM: Carved Jade measuring 29 X 21 mm.
CONDITION: Estate Item, excellent.
WEIGHT: 13.0 Grams.
MEASUREMENT: 1-5/8" X 1-1/8" including bale.
MARKS: 925 on the bail.
COMMENTS: Vintage carved light green jade pendant. Very desirable and highly sought! It is a piece of carved jade depicting Buddha. There is a sterling silver bail at the top.
For thousands of years jade has been revered throughout Asia as the most precious of all stones, one that ensures good luck and good health and banishes evil spirits. For jewelry, the Chinese value jade above all other gems.
Ancient people thought that wearing jade would increase body strength and add longevity. Jade is an ancient symbol of love and virtue. Jade is listed as the Mystical birthstone for the month of March and the birthstone for the Sun Sign Virgo.
Jade has been used as a sacred stone for centuries. Used for serenity, wisdom, balance, all things associated with the best of spiritual practices.
Love Stone: given by lovers as a statement of their love and devotion to each other.
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