Icy Yellow Cicada Jade Pendant

Grade A icy yellow jade carved cicada on leaf. The cicada and leaf are delicately carved from the same jade rough, as we make use of the distinct natural colour change to carve an icy colourless cicada resting on the yellow leaf. Cicada is regarded as the symbol of longevity and happiness due to its intrinsic properties of being the longest living insect. Leaf represents “forever green”, is a symbol of productivity and longevity due to its abundance. Leaf in chinese character “树叶” has similar pronunciation to chinese character for career “事业”, hence also implies progression and success in career. The jade quality is good, with good lustre and translucency. Mounted in 18K white gold and diamonds. Dimension: 57mm (H) x 23mm (W) x 18mm(thick)