Grade A icy with green jade Guan Yin pendant with great lustre and translucency. This jadeite piece is very beautiful with strands of natural vibrant green hues running against a clear icy and translucent base. Quality of the jadeite is excellent with fine jade grains and extremely rich water content, hence the whole jade Guan Yin appears shiny and glossy. The workmanship is great with exquisite carvings, showing very fine details of the Guan Yin. Clarity is excellent with no cracks or black spots and no significant inclusions to note.
Certification for this pendant 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. Jade is believed to protect the person who wears it.
Guan Yin, also known as ‘The Goddess of Compassion’, ‘The Goddess of Mercy’ and ‘Avalokitesvara’, is among the most beloved deities. A Guan Yin pendant is believed to bestow good luck and protection to the wearer.
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