Grade A imperial green jade Laughing Buddha with excellent lustre, translucency and clarity. The imperial green hue on Buddha’s protruding belly is extremely vibrant and intense. The jade is of excellent quality with extremely fine jade grains. We offer free certification for this jade Buddha, certified by Nan Yang Gemological Institute (http://www.ngi.com.sg/), a reputable and independent Singapore gem testing lab.
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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