Old Large Chinese Hetian Jade Hand Carved Butterfly Focal Bead Pendant
FABULOUS highly detailed piece of Jade from a collection I acquired last year that I've "held back" on because it is SO gorgeous. Most every piece I got sold fast, except my little private stash. I'll be breaking out a few more pieces shortly. After some of the research I've been doing on jade and butterfly carvings I'm having second thoughts about selling this piece!! Hmmmmm...let the butterfly go, if it's mean't to be yours it will return......
"Jade is an ancient love attracting stone, carved into a butterfly, in China it is worn to draw love. It is also an excellent stone for business people and musicians."
Color: Creamy white (as seen in the 5th photo/back side) with what looks like a henna colored stain applied to enhance the carving details.
Length: 3 1/4 inches from top to bottom edge
width: 3 1/4 inches from side to side
Thickness: 1/4 inch
Circumference: Approximately 12 inches
Weight: 4.3 Ounces
Named for the occurrences in Hetian County (Hotan County), Xinjiang Province, China.
A variety of Tremolite Jade
One of the classic Chinese jades. It consists almost entirely of tremolite, but may contain up to 5 wt.-% of impurities such as diopside, epidote, clinozoisite, olivine, dolomite, quartz, magnetite, pyrite, apatite, limonite and carbonaceous matter, which are disseminated in the ground mass and impart various shades of colours. In trade, four colour varieties are distinguished: white, yellow, blue and black Hetian Jade. White Hetian Jade, typically off white to very pale yellow and containing more than 99 wt.-% of tremolite, and yellow Hetian jade, which owes its deeper yellow colour to iron oxide inclusions, are the most valuable ones. The blue varieties contain microscopic inclusions of bluish green silicate minerals (other than actinolite) and the black varieties contain up to 5 wt.-% of both iron minerals and carbonacous matter.
Xinjiang (Xinjiang-Uygur) Autonomous Region
Hetian (Khotan; Hotan; Hoten) Prefecture
Hetian (Khotan; Hotan; Hoten) Co.
Yanling Tang, Dequan Liu, and Ruizhong Zhou
Jade is a gemstone of much history, it has been part of Asian philosophy for centuries. It is often called the "dream stone" for its ability to help one access the non-physical spirit realms. It is a protective stone, and acts as a ward against negative energies.
This is a stone that can help you to attain your goals and dreams, instilling resourcefulness, and allowing you to see past your self imposed limitations and manifest your ideas into the physical world.
Jade, considered a very lucky stone, facilitates peace and harmony between the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of ones life. When all of these aspects operate in harmony and balance, goals become easier to reach.
It is said to promote courage, compassion, justice, generosity, humility, wealth and longevity, to lead a richer more fulfilling life.
Jade is said to be a stone of the heart, strengthening it as well as the kidneys, nervous system and immune system and to promote health in the organs that purify the blood.
Jade of all types and colors are very protective and particularly strong for children against illness.
Jade also has very powerful calming vibrations that are beneficial in a great many ways.
*White is extremely calming and can be used for grounding as well as assist in making decisions.
Powers: Love, healing, longevity, wisdom, protection, gardening, prosperity, money
*Jade is an ancient love attracting stone, carved into a butterfly, in China it is worn to draw love. It is also an excellent stone for business people and musicians.
If you would like to experience more vivid dreams, place a piece of green jade under your pillow. If however you would like to gain a greater understanding of the meaning of your psychic dreams, add a piece of lavender jade under the pillow with the green. To assist in attracting and important spiritual teacher during your dream time, gold jade under the pillow will be of help.
If you are looking to cover most all of life difficulties to obtain help in dealing with them, purchase a jade bracelet of several different colors.
Jade is a stone of the heart, and as such is related to the 4th, or Heart Chakra, and also has beneficial effects on ALL 4th, or Heart Chakra related issues, as well as love relationships.
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