Certified Green Natural Type A Jade Jadeite Carp Fish Jump The Dragon Gate Pendant #7-1226
- Certified Green Natural Type A Jade Jadeite Carp Fish Jump The Dragon Gate Pendant #7-1226
- According to Tradition, a Carp that could swim upstream and then leap the Falls of the Yellow River at Dragon Gate (Longmen) would be transformed into a Dragon.
- Why did the Carp jump over the Dragon Gate?
The Jade Emperor (the Jade Emperor (Yuhuang or Yudi) was considered to be the Ruler of Heaven) promised that if those Carp could leap over the Dragon Gate, then they would become mighty Dragons. Thus, all the Carp swam to a yearly Competition to leap the Longmen Falls; those who succeeded were immediately transformed into Dragons and flew off into the sky.
- Nowadays, “Carp Leaping over the Dragon Gate” symbolizes Good Wishes for Overnight Achievements, Advancements and Life Changing Moments.
- The Carp and Koi are symbols of Luck, Prosperity, and Good Fortune, and also of Perseverance in the Face of Adversity.
- The Carp represents Good Luck in Chinese, and one of the reasons behind this is that the pronunciation of “Fish” in Chinese sounds the same as “Abundance”.
Approx. Length/High 52mm x Wide 39.2mm x Thickness: 6mm
- Highly skilled Traditional Artisan hand carving from China.
- Shown with Certificate of Authenticity. The Tag on the back of the Pendant refers to the Certificate # as Identification
- Jadeite is found in rocks that formed under higher pressure than Nephrite. Most known deposits of Jadeite occur along, or near faults in Serpentinites. Examples of this type of deposit are found in Burma, Guatemala, New Zealand, Canada, Taiwan, Guyana, Surinam, Southern Europe, Russia and China.