Here we have a museum quality archaic Han Dynasty ancient Chinese natural turquoise dragon pendant circa 200 BC.
This pendant has been assessed by experts in the field using high powered microscopy and gemological testing to confirm it's antiquity and the fact it is hand carved from turquoise.
The dragon has beautiful age commensurate alteration to the natural turquoise from burial. These features include variegation in color and alteration of the surface from burial which is apparent from microscopic assessment and evaluation of this antique ancient Chinese turquoise dragon pendant.
It measures approximately 2 7/8" by 1 3/4" by 5/16" deep and weighs 25.4 grams approximately (73mm x 45mm x 8mm).
The carving is captivating the winged dragon appears to be coming out of clouds or mist appearing miraculously. His face is fierce and there is beautiful movement to his body. Incised decorations front and back to the hand carved ancient dragon are completed with exceptional delicacy and fluidity.
This ancient Han Dynasty Chinese artifact is in lovely condition consistent with it's age and authenticity. It can be worn as well as displayed.
A Certificate of Authenticity is included with your purchase.
We will ship in a presentation box for safe keeping and ready for gifting.
The turquoise here has an exquisite green slightly blue color and is very beautiful.
The photos form part of the description. Like all colored stones there is a color variation that occurs in different lighting conditions both inside but also outside, even the time of day can make the color of a stone appear a little different. We do our best to show colors as we see them. Color perception is highly individual and some people can perceive more colors than others, also colors can appear somewhat different on different screens and devices due to variations in screen hardware and device display settings.
Ancient Han Dynasty 200BC Natural Turquoise Dragon Pendant Chinese Artifacts Ancient Jewelry
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