Dark Green Jade Dog Figurines
Gorgeous! These very special, super dark green dog figurines are made from Nephrite Jade that is found in one British Columbia, Canada mine. According to the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) "This gorgeous dark green jade has been exported worldwide, most significantly to China for its beauty and rarity." "In China, jade symbolizes a connection between the living and the dead as well as power, wealth, and social class. Also used to fashion tools, jade is a part of every aspect of people’s lives."
Gold has a value; jade is invaluable, according to Chinese culture.
Jade is know for it's good luck and protective charm. It's also the ultimate symbol of virtue, calm and serenity.
Stone from British Columbia, hand carved in USA.