Chinese Jade Zodiac Silver Necklace Pendant Lucky Animal Christmas Birthday Gift For Sale
Purple Jade Zodiac Necklace, Birthday Gift
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Material: hand carved Purple Zipao Jade with Black Necklace Rope.
Jade size: various with the animal, normally 4cm x 3cm.
Length: Adjustable necklace length, suitable for everyone
About the Purple Jade:
Jade was considered as the "Emperor’s Gem" in ancient China, now archaeologists have found Jade ornaments from relics back to 7,000 years ago during Neolithic times. Like Diamond in western, Jade was considered much more valuable than gold or silver. Ancient Chinese thought Jade is one kind of higher alive beings, can expel evils protect people when good people wear it.
Purple Jade (Chinese named as Zipao Jade) is one of the top 6 Jades in China. It looks like combination of two layers: the dark purple background and standing out green layer, actually it is a single piece of one body. Only found in Guizhou Province of China, Zipao Jade is famous for its rarity and finery in the world.
Zipao Jade is a mineral made up of sericite and ferric oxide. Main chemical elements are Si, Al, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Cr, Na and B. its Mohs Hardness is 3 to 5. It is said Zipao Jade formed about 1-1.4 billions years ago; it is acid-proof, alkali proof, easy to be carved. It contains different microelements which is beneficial to human health.
In Chinese culture, purple normally represent prosperity and honour, and purple Jade represents royalty. Thousands years before people started using Zipao Jade as tributes to Imperial court.
Every Zipao Jade pendant is carved by skilful hands of craftsmen, according to the characteristic of nature Jade, each piece is unique, so the one you will get maybe have minor differences with the shown picture you picked.
About the Zodiac animal:
According to Daoism theory of Yin-Yang and Five Elements which formed the whole world, traditional Chinese use Tian Gan Di Zhi/ Chinese Era to designate time and years. Chinese Era is combination of the 5 Heavenly Stems (Jin-Metal Mu-Wood, Shui- Water, Huo-Fire, Tu-Earth,) and 12 Earthly Branches, so 60 years is a big circle and 12 years is a small circle.
12 Earthly Branches can be symbolized by 12 animals, so every Chinese lunar year has a animal to represent it, and people borne at that year would has some relationship or share some similar property with that animal, so somebody call it as your luck animal or repressive animal.
The 12 zodiac animals are: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, Pig. From following table, you can find your zodiac lucky animal according to your borne year. For example, if you born in 1984, so your animal is rat, if you born in 1989, your zodiac animal is snake.
Animals of Year (1912 ~ 2055 )
This year is 2009 of Ox, normally Ox year is good for farmer, and people belong to Ox normally work diligently.
This necklace can be used as best birthday gift for both men and woman, elder people or children.
Packed with a silver colour fabric gift bag, good gift for you and your loved one.
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