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Greener Than Green -Vintage Gold Plated Jade Pendant/Brooch & Chain. This lovely pendant and chain is crafted from gold plate over metal. Featuring a genuine oval jade cabochon, and Vintage styling. The jade in this pendant is expertly bezel set, and is a deep green colour. The frame is open-worked, and the outer border is decorated in a delicate bamboo design. The bale is solid and tucks away in the back of the pendant, when worn as a brooch. The chain is also gold plate and looks wonderful with the pendant. The pendant can also be worn as a brooch, which gives this Vintage piece versatility. Wonderful stylish piece!
Jade has been mined and worked in China since the Stone Age. ... Jade later became revered with special significance. Beautiful designs were used for carvings, decorations, ceremonies, furnishings, and jewelry for the Imperial families. By 3,000 BC, jade became known as “yu” or the “royal gem”.
Measurements: Pendant 35.00 mm x 27.00
Stone Size: Jade 25.00 mm x 18.00 mm
Weight: 14.30 grams
Condition: Very Good Note: some wear on the back the pendant