Grade A icy green jade Ruyi necklace with excellent lustre and great translucency. This jadeite Ruyi has an icy green base, accompanied with patches of vibrant green hues. The dimensions of the Ruyi is very good with excellent size and thickness. The workmanship is excellent as it has double side carvings with Ruyi carved on both front and back of the jadeite.
Certification for this jadeite pendant by Nan Yang Gemological Institute (http://www.ngi.com.sg/), a reputable and independent Singapore gem testing lab, is available upon request.
The head of the Ruyi is similar to that head of the Lingzhi (fungus of immortality), which represents good health and longevity. Ruyi, in chinese characters 如意 also implies “get what you wish”, symbolises good luck and wishes.
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. Jade is believed to protect the person who wears it.
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