Lavender Jade Double Happiness, 18K Gold French Clip Earrings

Approx 7/8" diameter



These lavender jade buttons have been made into french clip earrings.  The color is beautiful.  The Chinese symbol carved on the front is the double happiness symbol.

Chinese royalty has worn jade for centuries.   It is believed to be a spiritual stone and has been called the jewel of heaven.  It represents the five principal virtues:  charity, modesty, courage, justice and wisdom.  From cloudy white to golden brown, light to dark green, to rare lavender, jade is the most highly prized Asian gemstone.  Jade has been regarded as the most precious stone for thousands of years.  It is believed to protect the wearer and ensure good luck and good health as well as to increase life span.