This is a set of 10 absolutely exquisite Jade eggs surrounded with wonderful painting of various types of flowers and birds: peonies, lotuses, swans, phoenix, mandarin ducks... These are collectively auspicious symbols for beauty, love, romance, feminine, good opportunities and harmony.
Jade, or ‘yu’ in Chinese is also known as the "Stone of Heavens”. Jade was the Imperial stone and belonged exclusively to the Emperors Royal Imperial Court. Jade is a desired stone prized for thousands of year in China for its protective powers and healing qualities. Today, the Jade is regarded as a symbol of the good and the beautiful. It embodies the Confucian virtues of compassion, wisdom, humility, peace, harmony, modesty, justice and courage.
Each egg is hand painted and comes with a stand. The set of Jade Eggs with Painting of Birds and Flowers is truly a precious collectible.
|Material||Color||Dimension (in/cm)||Weight (lbs/g)|
|Jade||Multicolor||1.125x1.125x1.75 each (w/ stand) / 2.9x2.9x4.4||1.32 / 600|
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