Natural unteated green jade Chinese Zodiac dog and Kwanyin (Guan Yin) pendant polished to a high gloss shine suspended from white gold plate bail on 2.4 mm x 19.5" stainless steel bamboo style chain. Kwany Yin isfemale Buddha of compassion and mercy. Pendant has shiny smooth back. If a brown or black, shorter or longer, leather cord or 23.5" stainless steel chain is preferred leave a notein notebox at checkout or email me with colour and length. Colour may vary slightly depending on your computer settings. Magnified to show detail, please refer to dimensions below.
Pendant 23 mm wide x 39 mmlong and6 mm thick (0.9" x 1.7" x 0.25")
Jadeite Jade100% Grade A /Type A / Class A Jade
Refractive Index: 1.66 ~ 1.67Specific Gravity: 3.33 ~ 3.34
Green Colour, Icy Variety, Glassy luster, Medium Grain
No dyes, no heat treatment, all natural colour
Weight:10 gr. / 50 ct.
Dog – 1934 - 1946 - 1958 -1970 - 1982 -1994 (Yang, 3rd Trine, Fixed Element Metal): Honest, intelligent, straightforward, loyal, sense of justice and fair play, attractive, amicable, unpretentious, sociable, open-minded, idealistic, moralistic, practical, affectionate, sensitive, and easy going. Can be cynical, lazy, cold, judgmental, pessimistic, worrier, stubborn, and quarrelsome.
JADE, or "yu" in Chinese is also known as the "Stone of Heaven". Comes in manyshades of green, but also in shades of white, black, grey, orange, yellow and violet tones. Jade isthought to haveprotective powers and healing qualities. It is also said to stimulate creativity and mental agility, and enhance one's health. It is believed that jadeprotects the wearer, and that each crack in the jade is a time that the jade protected the person who wore it.
~Presented in organza gift bag~
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