White and Apple Jade Bamboo, Birds, Chrysophase Necklace

Approx 18 1/2" long, jade 1 1/2" x 1 1/4"


The dragon is the imperial emblem of the Emperors from the Han period, the coat of arms being two dragons contesting the fiery pearl. The dragon, a supernatural creature, is the symbol of power, strength, wisdom and goodness and represents the utmost in attainment: good luck and success in life. It is also believed to be the guardian of hidden treasures. It represents the spirit of growth and change. Bamboo is an emblem of longevity.