Unique gift for a Libra - this vintage Nephrite green jade pendant combines Libra’s symbol of the Scales of Justice with its sun sign. For those born September 22 - October 23rd, balance and harmony rule. Libras are known for their strength of seeking fairness, peace and harmony while jade signifies peace through strength.
This pendant has been recently appraised which included being electronically tested for 14Kt yellow gold. There are 2 sections - the upper fixed bail section measures 14.10 millimeters x 2.73 millimeters (width) tapering to 2.15 millimeters (width) x 8.36 millimeters (depth) tapering to 3.30 millimeters (depth). The lower pear section measures 29.0 millimeters x 21.95 millimeters (width) x 3.50 millimeters (depth).
The prong set pear shape cabochon Nephrite Jade measures (25.00 x 18.60) 3.11 millimeter with an approximate weight of 9.02 ct good spinach green with fine medium tone, minute inclusions, translucent, very good proportion, very good polish and very good finish.
Please examine the pictures carefully as they will help you decide upon the condition. This listing is for the pendant only and does not include any chains. Engraved scale and sun sign intaglio. Total weight of pendant is 5.70 grams.
My mother, a Libra, purchased this pendant in 1995 while on vacation in Highlands, North Carolina. I don’t recall seeing her wear it and the pendant is in great shape.
Recently appraised with a retail replacement value of $650.
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My mother, a Libra, purchased this pendant in 1995 while on vacation in Highlands, North Carolina. I don’t recall seeing her wear it and the pendant is in great shape. Since I am not a Libra, it is time for someone new to enjoy this beautiful and unique pendant.