Grade A lavender jade melon pendant with intense lavender hue, excellent lustre and translucency. This jadeite has good thickness, which is crucial to carve a melon that is full in shape. This lavender jade melon is very rare, as it has a very beautiful intense lavender tone and is full in shape and great in size. The quality is also excellent with very fine jade grains.
A jade melon “福瓜” has similar pronunciation to “福挂”, which means carrying along good blessings and happiness.
We offer free certification for this jadeite pendant, 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. Jade is believed to protect the person who wears it.
Quick guide to buying jade: https://www.classicjade.com.sg/category/guide-to-buying-jade/