Saturday, 19 March 2011

A pair of JADEITE HUAIGU earclips

Huaigu or Pi Disk is one of the most traditional shapes in jadeite and is also a symbol of heaven and eternity in China.
Jadeite is a precious stone with ancient an background in two different civilisations, China and  Mesoamerica (Aztecs, Mayas etc..). In fact, the word Jade, used both in english and french comes from the spanish one piedra de ijada, since it was used for medicinal purposes. 
These great earrings of valuable emerald green jadeite will be auctioned at Sotheby's Hong Kong on April 6th.

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