Jadeite Butterfly brooch with Natural Jadeite wings, all natural A Jade , ca. 1950
Measures 1 3/4" x 1 1/2"
Brooch made of silver, plated in gold color
Wings were made with natural Jadeite taken from a previous piece of jewelry (thus the sewing holes)
Given the age, the natural Jadeite is a treasure
In Chinese culture, the Butterfly represents love, specifically young love. Happily flitting from flower to flower – a Butterfly signifies a happy social life for the young and young- at-heart. Chinese legend has it that the Butterfly symbolizes an undying bond between lovers.