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braclete

DIA85mm, China

A jade carved bracelet.

The pattern of the bracelet comes from a bundle of twisted yarn, a pattern that became popular as far back as the Warring State period.

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orange bead

DIA220mm, Hong Kong

Necklace with silver foil glass beads.

Here is how silver foil beads are made.

and here is how silver foils are made.

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stone

DIA230mm, China

When glass is all round us nowadays, windows, curtain wall building, tables, etc, though they are often at the edge of technology their magic seems to have disappeared.  Somehow, this glass bead necklace seems to be able to reclaim some of that magic.  The shine of the beads are almost pearl like with a spark of translucency.

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black beads

DIA22mm, Hong Kong

For the causal wear jewellery, a combination of black and green glass beads.

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DIA150mm, Hong Kong

The jade pendent of this necklace is in the form of a double phoenix pattern.  The phoenix is a mythical bird, symbolizing world peace.  The female phoenix is called feng (鳳); in the oracle bone script the word also mean the wind (風).  The male phoenix is huang (凰), meaning the emperor the supreme being.

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fuW45xH50mm, China

A pendant of the word “Fu” – good fortune.

The Buddhists believe that good fortune is under one’s control.  For a person at lost, good fortune is far from one’s life, there is only suffering.  These sufferings comes from  ignorance, attachment, and aversion; to get rid of suffering, one would need to eliminate desire and greed, by doing so one will be arrived to good fortune.

chilliDIA250mm, Hong Kong

Inspired by the Berber jewellery, this necklace has an assorted collection of Chinese ornaments.  Some old and original pieces such as the “happy encounter” twins are part of the ingredients for this new composition.

chilli

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gold beads

DIA160mm, Hong Kong

This Thursday’s causal wear accessory is a glass bead necklace.
Dont they look like those traditional fruit candy drops that is lightly coated with glucose and came in a tin?

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W220xH300mm, Hong Kong

Dragon is a symbol for the Chinese emperor.  It is believed that a long long time ago, the emperor he asked for a cauldron to be made as a record of his achievement.   Ceremony was organised for the revealing of the cauldron and all the citizen as well as the saints are invited.  The cauldron was over 3m tall, glittering bronze surface with a casting of a dragon flying through the cloud.  While everyone is admiring the cauldron, the sky darkened, looking up they saw a dragon flying towards cauldron.  Having completed all his tasks on earth, the emperor rode on the dragon and returned to the sky.

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stoneDIA220mm, Hong Kong

For the causal wear collection, a rough cut pendant on a leather strap.

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