Sterling Marcasite Chinese Dragon Pin Rhodolite Garnet Eyes Exquisite 925 Silver
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Sterling Marcasite Chinese Dragon Pin Rhodolite Garnet Eyes Exquisite Vintage 925 Silver Brooch
This is a vintage 925 sterling silver and marcasite Chinese dragon pin or brooch with rhodolite garnet eyes! This pin is drop dead gorgeous with fantastic detail head to tail and front to back!!!! The dragon face is adorned with large feather like scales, sharp teeth, fierce "red" eyes and "flames" out of it's nostrils to a sharp scaly spine and tail and claws drawn on all feet. This pin is expertly studded with faceted marcasites and gemstone eyes which appear to be rhodolite garnet.The backside of the face is also finely finished and studded with marcasites as the dragon lifts it's head in stance.The marcasites cast a sparkle at every turn!!! to captivate, intrigue and lure one's heart and soul alike!
Chinese dragonsarelegendary creaturesinChinese mythologyandfolklore. InChinese art,dragonsare typically portrayed as long, scaled, serpentine creatures with four legs. Inyin and yangterminology, a dragon isyangand complements phoenix").Chinese dragons traditionally symbolize potent andauspiciouspowers, particularly control over water, rainfall, hurricane, and floods. The dragon is also a symbol of power, strength, and good luck. With this, theEmperor of Chinausually used the dragon as a symbol of his imperial power and strength.In Chinese daily language, excellent and outstanding people are compared to the dragon.
The pin measures an impressive 4 3/4 inches long and approximately 1 5/8 inches tall at the highest point. All marcasites are present both front and backside. The pin is marked or stamped "925" and appears to have a maker's mark or hallmark on one of the eye brows but I cannot make out the letters. The pin has a thick and large foxtail swivel clasp. 37.8 grams
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