A Pre-Columbian Jadeite Bead Pendant, ca. 500 - 1000 CE
A Pre-Columbian Jadeite Bead Pendant, ca. 500 - 1000 CE
A Pre-Columbian Jadeite Bead Pendant, ca. 500 - 1000 CE
A Pre-Columbian Jadeite Bead Pendant, ca. 500 - 1000 CE
A Pre-Columbian Jadeite Bead Pendant, ca. 500 - 1000 CE
A Pre-Columbian Jadeite Bead Pendant, ca. 500 - 1000 CE

A Pre-Columbian Jadeite Bead Pendant, ca. 500 - 1000 CE

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of barrel-shaped form, the bead is hand-shaped and buffed to a softly gently polished surface. Strung as a necklace on an 18" sterling silver snake chain.

Considered the ultimate "Dream Stone," jade was revered in ancient cultures, as well as today, to access the spiritual world, gain insight into ritualistic knowledge, encourage creativity, and help interpret dreams.  Most valued for its metaphysical properties, it was cherished as a protective talisman, assuring long life and peaceful death, and was considered a powerful healing stone.  The vibrant green variations are a symbol of growth and vitality, which makes it a stone that stands for wealth and longevity.  Jadeite was also revered for its medicinal properties, especially for kidney stones and disorders of the kidneys or bladder.  It was known as the "spleen-stone" by the Aztecs.

Dimensions:  Bead length:  5/8 in (1.5 cm)  and strung as a pendant on an 18-inch silver chain.

Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.

Provenance: Collection of Joel Lloyd, NYC., acquired 1940s - 1950s, then by descent to his daughter.

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