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DIA280mm, China

This white bead necklace is made from the shell of a giant clam known as Hippopus Hippopus.  The material, musaragalva, is one of the seven treasures of Buddhism – musaragalva, agate, crystal, amber, pearl and musk.  These seven precious items differs in the ancient scripts but musargalva seems to be always part of the group.  The Buddhists believe it has the ability to provide blessing and keep out of harm’s way.

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Another newly designed necklace lined with coin pendants.

After its role in currency, coin has been used as jewelry decoration by the Egyptian soldiers as a kind of medal.  Coins were later used as a memorabilia of travels, keepsake, etc.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADIA300mm, Hong Kong

If one day you would need to determine a vertical line and the iphone is not handy, this might do the trick!

A piece of chip off jade with a pointed end.
Perfect to go with jeans and causal wear.

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADIA300mm, Hong Kong

This jade necklace has a certain tribal touch.
The spike like jade as known as white chicken bone jade.

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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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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.

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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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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADIA50xH20mm, China

A small onxy box.
Such dreamyness.
What precious would you place inside?