Jade Dragon, Peach, Bat, Grey Moonstone Necklace

Necklace is 18" around. The jade pendant drops 2 3/4" and is 1 3/4" at it's widest..



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.

People born in the year of the dragon are thought to have superior talents. They are intelligent, creative leaders who are both sincere and trustworthy.

The bat is an emblem of happiness, good fortune, prosperity and longevity.

The peach is also known as the "fairy fruit" and is thought to have originated in China. It is an emblem of marriage and a symbol of spring, longevity and immortality. The peach tree of the Gods was said to blossom once every 3000 years and the fruit of eternal life took another 3000 years to ripen.

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.

Moonstone is believed to bring good fortune and protect women and children and improve intuition. Moonstone belongs to the large mineral family of feldspars. It is an opalescent stone. The Romans who believed that the stone was formed from the light of the moon used moonstone in jewelry. Moonstone is considered a sacred stone in India. In early times, it was believed that one could see the future if the stone was held in the mouth during a full moon.