Jade Laughing Buddha (Hotei/Budai) Pendant- Small

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  • Fine Jade Laughing Buddha Hotei/Budai pendant in soft sea foam green. 
  • Hotei (Japan) or Budai (China) folklore is admired as a symbol for Happiness, Plenitude, and Wisdom of Contentment. One belief popular in Asian folklore maintains that rubbing his belly brings Wealth, Good Luck, Happiness and Pleasure in Life.
  • 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" x W 1"
  • Highly skilled Traditional Artisan hand carving from China.