Jade Medicine Gourd Nephrite Pendant representing Protection Against Disease in Rare Lavender Color

$ 210.00
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  • Fine Jade Medicine Bottle Gourd Pendant representing Protection Against Disease and to Ward off Evil Spirits. 
  • In traditional Chinese Medicinal Arts, medicines were carried in bottle gourds. 
  • Fine Jade Gourd pendant in rare lavender color with touches of sweet light green and white tones.
  • 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.  2" x 1 1/8" x 1/2"
  • Highly skilled Traditional Artisan hand carving from China.