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W120xH410mm, China

At the hands of the master puppeteer, under the light a piece of leather would come to life so vividly that somethings even actor and actress can’t fill their place.

This shadow puppet is a female warrior, Dong Yue E, one of the warriors of the Yang family.  The wife of the third son, she is known for her skill in archery and her arrow would never miss a thing.

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L600mm, Hong Kong

Still looking for an unique piece of stole to wear for this X’mas and New Year celebration?

With the center of the piece hanging around the back of the neck, the two decorative ends are parallel to each other in the front.

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W100xH320mm, China

Before the arrival of the internet, tv, moving pictures, the shadow puppets are the closest to an animated reality.  It has been said that concept of shadow puppet came some 2000 years ago in the Han dynasty.  The Han emperor was extremely depressed after the death of the Empress and was unable to the ruling of the country.  Advisor Li who has been devoted to the Emperor was deeply concerned, one afternoon in the street he saw a kid playing with a doll, it was the movement of the shadow that had captivated him.  Li used cotton to made the features of the Empress, supported the arms and legs on rod, with a candle behind, a screen was placed in front of the mannequin.  The Emperor came into the tent one evening and saw his beloved Empress once again.

This shadow puppet is a Xiao Sheng character, playing roles that are young handsome, well learnt scholar and usually matched by a beautiful diva Dan role.

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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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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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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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stoneDIA220mm, Hong Kong

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

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twins

DIA200mm, Hong Kong

The pair of babies next to the jade plaque are known as Happy Encounter, a romantic blessing symbol. They are holding a lotus flower 蓮, has the same pronunciation (lian) as the word 年 yearly. In the old days, with a high motility rate and the idea of continuing the family tree, having as many children is wish by many. Below the figurines hang a xiu qiu which is a traditional romantic keepsake.

twins

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A necklace of layering, of intertwining.
Like exotic fruits on a ivy.

Handmade and unique.

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