- Metal: 14K white gold
- Gemstone: natural jadeite jade
- Origin: Myanmar/Burma
- Color: white + russet honey brown
- Transparency: translucent
- Shape: Pixiu/Pi Yao
- Height (including bail): 28mm
- Width: 10.08mm
- Thickness: 7.50mm
- Weight: 3.38g
- Treatment: natural color, not enhanced
- Layaway available for this item
Please note: All carat weights and stone measurements reflected in our jewelry descriptions, represent approximate figures. Mounted stones are graded only to the extent rendered possible by the mounting.
Pixiu (or Pi Yao) is a Chinese mythical hybrid creature. They are considered powerful protectors of feing shui practitioners. Pixiu resemble strong, winged lion, an earth and sea variation. They crave the smell of gold and silver and like to bring their mastes money in their mouth. Therefore, according to Chinese tradition, Pixiu have always been regarded as auspicious creatures that possessed mystical powers capable of drawing wealth from all directions. They are especially helpful for those who are going through a bad year.