Jade Fish, Natural Aquamarine Necklace

Approx 18" long


SALE  $775

 have beaded this whimsical jade fish with a double strand of clear blue aquamarine fancy drop nuggets.  The fish sits on the side making it a unique and interesting necklace,  The movement of the beads give it a lot of sparkle.  The necklace is 18” long and finished with a 18k gold vermeil hook clasp.  This is a perfect necklace for the March birthday or anyone who loves the symbolism of the fish.

The carp is considered the most auspicious of all fish and symbolizes wealth, abundance, happiness and fertility.  In China the carp is an emblem of the singleness of purpose, determination, tenacity and perseverance, reflecting the belief that the carp that is capable of conquering the rapids and waterfalls of the wild Yellow River would eventually become a dragon.  It is also believed to represent an advantage in business.   
Aquamarine is a variety of beryl it belongs to the same family as emerald.  It can be translucent or
milky to very clear.  Aquamarine comes from Brazil, Madagascar, Russia and the USA. It is the birthstone for those born in the month of March.

Worn by Imperial families for centuries, jade is a very spiritual stone.  It has been called the jewel of heaven, the stone of immortality, a symbol of purity and is believed to embody the five cardinal virtues:  charity, modesty, courage, justice and wisdom.  From cloudy white to golden brown, light to dark green, to rare lavender, this most highly prized Asian stone is of many shades.  Jade is treasured for its magical powers to increase life span, cure all ailments and ward off evil spirits.