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Traditional Jewelry of China

Last Emperor Vintage Jade Earrings
Last Emperor Vintage Jade Earrings
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These elegant earrings feature 90-year-old jade buttons from the time of the rule of Puyi, China's ''last emperor.'' Bezel-set in 22-karat gold vermeil, they feature dangling tiers of cultured freshwater pearls. Wear an evocative piece of history that symbolizes the end of an era from nearly one century ago. As these are handmade by artisans using vintage buttons, each will vary.
$95.00
$48.99
Yellow Rivers Bracelet
Yellow Rivers Bracelet
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Category: Member Products/Jewelry
European art during the Renaissance was highly influenced by the goods coming from China along the Silk Road. Natural motifs of flowers and leaves decorated exquisite Chinese porcelain and began showing up in European furniture and jewelry designs. These silver-colored metal bangles borrow from the same cross-cultural tradition, referencing classic East-West patterns. Individual links strung on elastic give the appearance of a solid bangle, but have a universal fit that makes these a great gift idea.
$32.00
$21.99
Large Bangle
Large Bangle
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These ornate cinnabar bracelets are reminiscent of those once popular in the imperial court of China. An ancient art form, the creation and carving of these lacquer bracelets is an intensive process requiring much artistic skill and patience. The wooden forms are dipped in layer upon layer of lacquer and allowed to dry. The artisans then hand-carve the intricate dragon and flower designs. Handmade in China.
$22.00
Small Bangle
Small Bangle
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These ornate cinnabar bracelets are reminiscent of those once popular in the imperial court of China. An ancient art form, the creation and carving of these lacquer bracelets is an intensive process requiring much artistic skill and patience. The wooden forms are dipped in layer upon layer of lacquer and allowed to dry. The artisans then hand-carve the intricate dragon and flower designs. Handmade in China.
$19.00
Fancy Jasper Agate Necklace
Fancy Jasper Agate Necklace
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Category: Clothing/Jewelry/Necklaces

Jasper, a form of chalcedony, has been used since ancient times for everything from arrow tips to official carved seals to snuff bottles that were highly collectible in 19th- and early-20th-century China. This triple strand of green, reddish, and brown jasper beads is interrupted throughout by pearls, and is inspired by the beaded necklaces that were popular in the Mandarin court of the late 17th century.


$99.00
$69.99
Miao Braided Silver Cuff Bracelet
Miao Braided Silver Cuff Bracelet
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Category: Jewelry/Bracelets

Like other hill tribes that live in the mountains of southern China, the Miao ethnic group is known for its metalwork. For festivals and ceremonies, the Miao—especially women—adorn themselves head to toe with more than 30 pounds of layered silver jewelry and headdresses. This rustic cuff bracelet showcases the Miao love for silver in a more simplified style.


$35.00