Jade Bottle Gourd Healing Pendant

$ 48.00
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  • Fine Jade Bottle Gourd Pendant representing Protection Against Disease and to Ward off Evil Spirits. 
  • In traditional Chinese Medicinal Arts, medicines were carried in bottle gourds. 
  • This fine Jade Gourd pendant is translucent white mutton fat color with small areas of natural golden jade color. 
  • Jade has always had a very special significance in Asia, comparable with that of Gold and Diamonds in the West. Today, this gemstone is regarded as a symbol of the good, the beautiful, and the precious. In folklore, Jade embodies the Confucian virtues of wisdom, justice, compassion, modesty and courage, yet it also symbolizes the female-erotic. Jade is also believed to be a lucky stone, and encourages good health and prosperity. It is rumored that slipping a piece of Jade under one's pillow can enhance dreams. 
  • Measures Approx. L 1 3/4 x W 1"
  • Highly skilled Traditional Artisan hand carving from China.