Grade A icy green jade Buddha with great lustre and translucency. This icy jade Buddha is highly translucent with excellent clarity and very rich in water content. The natural patches of apple green hue appears soothing and pleasant to the eyes.
Certification for this jadeite Buddha, certified by Nan Yang Gemological Institute (http://www.ngi.com.sg/), a reputable and independent Singapore gem testing lab, is available upon request.
Jadeite is highly demanded and is exclusively sourced from Myanmar, formerly Burma, hence it is widely known as “Burmese Jade”. It is rich in heritage and widely believed to have spiritual meanings in the Chinese culture.
Laughing Buddha is known as Hotei among the Chinese and is considered very auspicious. His large protruding belly is symbolic of happiness, luck and prosperity. Wearing a green jade Laughing Buddha pendant is believed to protect the person who wears it.
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