CHINESE ROSE QUARTZ & PENDANT NECKLACE. An art deco period Chinese carved rose quartz crystal beaded necklace and pendant. The necklace is made up of individually carved'knuckle-bone' beads set with small gold bead detailing and clasp (marked 14K).The pendant is carved rose quartz featuring a ribbon-tailed bird shòu. Sitting upon a peach (táo) with blooming camellias (chahua).
Ribbon-tailed birds and blooming camellias are a rebus for May you enjoy eternal youth and longevity (chunguang changshou). These three items carved together are both symbols of longevity (shòu) as they are both homophones which all represent granting many years of life upon those who received this, which most likely, was a birthday gift. Dimensions : 27" L x 0.5" Dia (knuckle-bone beads) / 1.75" L x 1.25" W (Pendant) Condition : Good overall condition.This is only a small increase for US buyers however for international buyers it can be substantial as Canada Post only provides certain countries with this option. All items are packed well in bubble wrap and packing peanuts. Antique items are not subject to duty. If you believe you've received exceptional service please state so in your feedback. The item "CHINESE ROSE QUARTZ Crystal Pink Knuckle Bone Necklace w Peach & Bird Pendant" is in sale since Saturday, October 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewellery\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "dannstafford" and is located in Coquitlam. This item can be shipped worldwide.