Mammoth Ivory Dragon Clasp, Onyx Cord Necklace

Approx 3 1/2" drop x 1 1/4", on an adjustable leather cord.


This was originally part of a sash clasp. 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.