Jade Industrious and Prosperous Rat

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  • Fine Jade Industrious and Prosperous Rat in rich tones of sea foam green color. 
  • According to traditional Chinese Symbology, Rats represent of Industrious Efforts and Prosperity Gathering. 
  • Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are often perceived as clever, charming, sharp and funny. They are believed a good friend to have, and are generous and loyal to others considered part of their pack. Sometimes motivated by money, Rats are thought to be ever curious, seeking knowledge and welcoming challenges. They are honest individuals and they enjoy living for the moment. They're also capable of surviving any situation. Extremely perceptive and wise, Rats can focus on the big picture. Rats are very charming and enjoy social activities because they're out a lot, and are always meeting new people. 
  • 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 3/4" x W 1 1/8"
  • Highly skilled Traditional Artisan hand carving from China.