Vintage Carved Violet Jadeite Pendant Necklace, Cape Amethyst,Gold

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Vintage Carved Violet Jadeite Pendant Necklace, Cape Amethyst,Gold

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Vintage Chinese 1970s mauve jadeite carved pendant, Vintage violet purple cape amethyst,Vintage carved frosted snow quartz, Vintage 1950s West German glass, Vintage gold filled beads


In ancient Chinese mythology and based on Chinese cultural beliefs , Pixiu is one of the five lucky animals ( the other four being the dragon, phoenix, tortoise, and unicorn.) Pixiu is considered a divine animal with a dragon's head, a horse's body and a unicorn's feet. It is capable of flying - patrolling the sky to keep demons, ghosts, evil spirits, plagues and diseases at bay. It is a loyal guardian - fierce and powerful by nature - protecting its master, absorbing evil and bringing happiness, wealth and good luck. Oddly, it has a mouth but no anus, so it just swallows things inside without passing anything out. That's why it is regarded as a divine accumulator of wealth without letting any escape !

Many Chinese people wear jade ornaments shaped like a Pixiu for good luck - this exquisite vintage Chinese carved mauve jadeite pendant features two Pixius towards the bottom of the carving which are facing each other. This jadeite pendant is quite substantial, measuring 2 1/8" by 1 3/4" and has been incorporated into this long hand knotted beaded necklace .

? As a point of interest : Jadeite and Nephrite are completely different minerals and together they make up the" jade family". Jadeite and Jade are used interchangeably by many people who are not aware that there are actually two different kinds of Jade. Jadeite is MUCH rarer and more valuable than nephrite and mauve (violet ) jadeite is the most prized and sought after.


Vintage cape amethyst in both a 8mm size and in hand carved leaves ( 3/4" x 1/2") have been combined with 3/4" long frosted snow quartz beads in an oval twist. There are also frosted snow quartz spacers which have been combined with vintage German glass in both a gold spotted clear bead and a mauve purple flower. Both of these beads are from the 1950's.

Gold filled beads in a 4mm and 2mm size add a bit more elegance to this one of a kind museum quality hand knotted necklace.
The silk cord has been dyed a lovely violet to blend with the cape amethyst beads.
This necklace measure 28" long - approximately 30" with the pendant.

This necklace will arrive in a vintage Chinese embroidered silk purse all ready for gift giving.
*******Shipping includes insurance within the U.S. *******

Materials Used

vintage Chinese mauve jadeite carved pendant, cape amethyst,frosted snow quartz,vintage German glass beads, purple glass flower beads,gold filled beads

Product Attributes

Primary Material: Vintage carved chinese mauve jadeite pendant

Size: 30"

Pattern: EurekaEureka

Color: Purple

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All Other Countries
First Item: $16.00
Additional Items: $5.00

United States
First Item: $10.00
Additional Items: $5.00

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We try to ship (First class) within 72 hours of receiving payment. Insurance will add a bit more depending on the value of your purchase.Our products ship first class mail and Priority Mail in the USA and First Class international.
If the customer wishes to have tracking and insurance for international orders,the package must be shipped either Express or Priority mail. Please contact us for such estimated shipping costs.
We cannot be responsible for shipments lost in transit unless insured by the customer.

**We automatically insure DOMESTIC packages if they're $100 or more! All such packages have a tracking number and normally ship USPS First Class *** Priority mail is $7.50 FOR UP TO 1 lb. of merchandise.
For international shipping of higher value items, please contact us for a shipping quotation.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: POSTAGE RATES HAVE RISEN DRAMATICALLY IN 2016
ORDERS INSIDE USA: A charge of $3.60 covers any first class shipment up to 8 ounces. Our beads vary so much in weight that it is impossible for us to apply a single add-on charge for multiple product orders. We will continue to refund to customers any amount that greatly exceeds our actual cost of shipping and handling.
ORDERS OUTSIDE USA: International First Class rates are now crazy: $13.50 for any package weighing from 1-8 ounces. Even an order for 2-3 small bead items may cost $13.50 or more, depending on the type of material (stone versus resin, for example). Please bear with us for a few weeks while we change our listings to account for the new rates. We apologize in advance if we have to adjust the postage cost of an order that has been placed. We will understand if an order is rescinded when the postage cost is too high relative to the product value.

All international orders have contents described as "loose beads" and are flagged as "commercial samples" or " gift" if you prefer to make your life easier when receiving your beads. If you'd like us to mark your order as " gift" instead please let us know!

All our beads are inspected one by one before being shipped. They are individually wrapped to protect them and then put in little plastic ziploc bags.

All vintage beaded jewelry is either shipped in a little gift box tied with a ribbon or in a vintage Chinese embroidered silk purse.

If you ever have a problem with a damaged bead or jewelry, don't hesitate to contact us. We are only human, and with so many orders going out on a daily basis, there is always room for error. We will replace your order (assuming we have more in stock), issue you a store credit, or give you a full refund if the item is returned in the same condition as it was shipped within 7 days of receiving your order if you are not fully satisfied. You must notify us as soon as you receive your order if there is a problem.
We want you to be 100% thrilled with your purchases!

We value each and every customer and are delighted that you have chosen to shop in our store! Customer relations are extremely important to us and we pride ourselves on the authenticity of what we sell, how we package it, and being accessible to all of you should a question or a problem ever arise.

Thank you - Debby and Joel Arem

Reviews

mojogirl58 on Sep 24, 2016
5 stars

Nice beads!! Super fast thanks a lot!!!
Patron292488 on Jun 22, 2015
5 stars

I have dreamed of having a necklace such as the jade one. But the red one. That was a surprise. Both are beautiful. Thank you! Best, Jane
Patron129202 on Feb 19, 2015
5 stars

Lovely color;!interesting stones.
Patron249228 on Apr 5, 2014
5 stars

When I thought that I had ordered two of these and then checked out I had to order another set. The seller was very kind and combined my two orders and refunded my shipping.
Patron249228 on Apr 5, 2014
5 stars

Nice quick shipping on some hard to find items! Good packaging too!

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