Shou Symbol Brooch

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<p>This stylised shou symbol brooch is adapted from a Chinese necklace in the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. <br /> <br /> The brooch illustrates a geometric, maze-like symbol which is a Chinese ideogram called shou, meaning 'long life'. Such symbols decorate jewellery, home decor and works of art and their presence is believed to have a specific, direct influence on the life of those who wear or live with it. <br /> <br />Made from gold-plated pewter, the brooch measures approximately 4.5cm wide and is ideal as a gift.</p>

A gold-plated brooch representing a Chinese shou symbol.

Adapted from a Chinese necklace from the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, this gold-plated pewter brooch represents a geometric maze-like symbol which is a Chinese ideogram called shou, meaning ‘long life’. Traditionally the presence of such symbols was believed to have a direct influence on the life of its wearer.

An exciting gift inspired by Chinese culture.

  • Product Code: CMCN443890
  • Dimensions: H4.5cm
  • Material: Gold-plated pewter
  • Postage Weight: 0.10 Kg

<p>This stylised shou symbol brooch is adapted from a Chinese necklace in the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. <br /> <br /> The brooch illustrates a geometric, maze-like symbol which is a Chinese ideogram called shou, meaning 'long life'. Such symbols decorate jewellery, home decor and works of art and their presence is believed to have a specific, direct influence on the life of those who wear or live with it. <br /> <br />Made from gold-plated pewter, the brooch measures approximately 4.5cm wide and is ideal as a gift.</p>

A gold-plated brooch representing a Chinese shou symbol.

Adapted from a Chinese necklace from the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, this gold-plated pewter brooch represents a geometric maze-like symbol which is a Chinese ideogram called shou, meaning ‘long life’. Traditionally the presence of such symbols was believed to have a direct influence on the life of its wearer.

An exciting gift inspired by Chinese culture.

  • Product Code: CMCN443890
  • Dimensions: H4.5cm
  • Material: Gold-plated pewter
  • Postage Weight: 0.10 Kg
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