Vintage 14K Chinese Dragon & Jadeite Peach Pendant - Custom
A most unique vintage treasure from the mid-60s.
This gorgeous 14K gold pendant tells 2 stories. The 1st Story is one of Dragons, Chinese symbol symbolizing supernatural power, wisdom, strength, and hidden knowledge. Also significant in the Chinese Zodiac for those born in the "Year of the Dragon" (1928, 1940, 1952, 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, 2012).
Then there's the 2d Story. One carved into a beautiful moss-in-snow green and white Jadeite, the Stone of Heaven. Here we see carved multiple peach fruits, symbolic of longevity. The wood from the tree is said to ward off evil, and ancient warriors crafted weapons from it.
This, then, was a custom-made piece with strong symbols of Power, Wisdom, Strength, Knowledge, and Longevity.
This is a large pendant and very masculine. The gold pendant measures 40mm x 26mm, and the Jadeite measures 29mm x 12mm. It has a total weight of 6.6 grams.
Please note that this is a pendant-only. It is shown suspended from gold jewelers' cord.