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Chinese earrings with Shou symbol

  • $44.99

The history of the jewelry

In Chinese art, symbols, like language and writing, are used as a means of communication. These Chinese earrings with Shou character, or ideogram, represents "long life". According to the beliefs of the time, the presence of a specific visual symbol was believed to have a desired effect on the bearer's life.

This stylized Shou symbol is from the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.

Material: Vermeil, i.e. silver with 22 carat gilding and jade pearl.

Suspension: Hooks

Length: 1.38"

Wear a piece of history

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