Ref 1980

Ref 1980
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Ref 1980


  • Dramatic, antique, calcified nephrite jade dragon, measuring 10 cm by 7.5 cm by 4 mm deep;

  • Lively depiction of dragon, whose tail has curled up underneath its body;

  • Despite looking a bit fierce, it also appears rather humorous;

  • The dragon always symbolizes the Emperor, his power and his playfulness;

  • It also signifies what is known as “Chi” which is the universal source of energy;

  • Dragon hangs on 3 mm beads of picture jasper;

  • (Now) rare, vintage, 18 ct gold on hardened resin melon bead (13.5 mm), made in Afghanistan in the traditional way, using their ancient techniques, learned from Alexander the Greats craftsmen;

  • A good-sized (24.5mm) antique, apple green, Burma jadeite bead carved with the “shou” character, which means long life;

  • Black silk/polyester handmade chain with vermeil toggle clasp;

  • Length 48 cm;