Originally, this was the largest of a set of 3 graduated matching silver necklaces. They were worn as a set for festival by the Miao Chinese Ethnic Minority women. The necklace was skillfully hand-formed from a sheet of silver into a curving tapered tube with a reposse pattern of 2 dragons chasing pearl. It spans 10.5 inches across.
This pair of traditional silver ear plugs were worn in the enlarge holes of the Yao woman of China and Thailand. The same filgree pattern is on both sides of the earplugs. The plugs are 1+ inches in diameter and 1/2 inches thick.
19th century Qing Dynasty Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with antique real 2 jade stone and flora(plum blossom) pattern symbolizing all season goodness and welcome prosperity...some restoration on the back thin silver plate.
Qing Dynasty era Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with the fine gold pearl, fine craftsmanship of world's great civilization in jewelry making using silver nad gold gilting
jade pendant in leaf shape and real gold
Large by Western standards, this is actually the "childs" size version of this foo dog necklace worn by the Chinese Miao minority 70-90 years ago. Made of low grade silver, typical of Chinese jewelry of the time period, the intricate pendant is 5.5 inches across, 6.5 inches long and suspended from a long hand-made chain. The heads of the foo dogs are in a pin which allows them to turn freely and the central "flower" is also suspended on a wire which allows it to spin...
This is a very fine carving / incribing of Goddess of Mercy and a whole paragraph of scripture /nice tiny calligraphy skills, ith gold is 916 real gold, made by local goldsmith, the stone is soap stone is called the famous shou shan shi.
This is very nice art designer coin and bead pendant of chinese origin, the coin wordings are yung ler thong pau, i particularly like Yung ler because it means forever happy and satisfy....good meaning to wearer of this pendant and the beads is clear green jade like glass, nice and symbolizes peace and clear mind, ship with SAL registered at USD8
This is an old silver wrapped buckle with Jakut a kind of stone which is similar to crude diamond stone(intan), used by the indonesian ethnic group, good condition except scratches and some stone drop off, please inquire and ask for more photos....
Cicadas jade with the old warring states style bead and jade disc....nice old piece
This is very hard stone of translucent jade carving of Buddha Hand Flower/fruit with Bat on it, it is old jade carving and very nice pendant. It brings happiness, prosperity and peace to wearer, ship worlwide by SAL registered at $10
This wide cuff Chinese bracelet has deeply repousse design composed of detailed symbols related to Miao Ethic Minority myths and legends. Such bracelets would have been worn in matched pairs, one on each wrist, by the women of the "short skirt" Miao of Dan Zhai, and the bracelets would have been handed down from mother to daughter for generations.
The cuff is almost 3 inches at the widest point in the front because of its large size and rolled edge it easily slips onto most wrists.
Qing Dynasty era lady's gilt silver hairpin of flower blooming. good condition and there is some strengthening works on it.
This is a very old possibly antique jade bead
A natural color jadeite peach & bat pendant
Qing Dynasty era Noble lady's gilt silver hairpin with the jadeite like green glass, very nice and finely crafted by those skillful silversmith, great condition for your collection
A very fine Chinese Gilt hairpin from late Qing, very intricate and fine work with flora and bird, underlying material is silver then gilding done in those era.
A Very Fine and Rare Chinese 24K Gold Mounted Jadeite Bangle Bracelet:
China, each section stamped with #.
The beautiful jade bracelet with 24K gold is set with 2 sections decorated with stylized floral design in gold pieces. It is in very fine condition,its measurements: 6.8cm outer diameter, and 5.1cm inner diameter.