ITEM: Vintage Jade & Diamond Necklace circa 1960’s
COMPOSITION: 14k White Gold, acid tested
GEM: Jade measuring 25.8 mm, Diamond (5) measuring 2.0 mm each
CONDITION: Estate item, excellent
WEIGHT: 10.5 Grams
MEASUREMENT: Necklace 18″, Pendant 1-1/2″ X 1″
COMMENTS: Vintage necklace crafted in 14k white gold displaying a lovely green Jade donut accented by five round faceted Diamonds. Beautiful translucent hue with verdant green tone! The pendant is hung on a fancy chain with alternating marquise and bead links. Pictured as received from a local estate. Polishing and cleaning are available by request at no additional cost.
For thousands of years jade has been revered throughout Asia as the most precious of all stones, one that ensures good luck and good health and banishes evil spirits. For jewelry, the Chinese value jade above all other gems.
Ancient people thought that wearing jade would increase body strength and add longevity. Jade is an ancient symbol of love and virtue. Jade is listed as the Mystical birthstone for the month of March and the birthstone for the Sun Sign Virgo.
Jade has been used as a sacred stone for centuries. Used for serenity, wisdom, balance, all things associated with the best of spiritual practices.
Love Stone: given by lovers as a statement of their love and devotion to each other.