Omphacite Jadeite Panda

Grade A natural omphacite jadeite panda, with excellent lustre and translucency. The carvings are extremely delicate. This natural omphacite jadeite pendant belongs to top quality as it shows an imperial green when shone through a light source, also known as “墨翠” in this trade. This is of investment grade for seasoned collectors.

Front carvings: Two pandas with bamboos and Lingzhi Ruyi. Meaning: Panda is China’s national animal, and it is believed to symbolize harmony and peace. 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.

Back carvings: Bamboos. Meaning: Chinese believes that the bamboo symbolises advancement in careers and studies, with good luck and prosperity one bit at a time.

Jade dimension: 65mm (H) x 40mm (W)

Description

Grade A natural omphacite jadeite panda with bamboo, with excellent lustre and translucency. The carvings are extremely delicate. This natural omphacite jadeite pendant belongs to top quality as it shows an imperial green when shone through a light source. 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.

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