Shou Symbol brooch

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This stylized shou symbol brooch is adapted from a Chinese necklace in the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.

The brooch illustrates a geometric, maze-like symbol which is a Chinese ideogram called shou, meaning 'long life'. Such symbols decorate jewellery, home d?cor 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.

Made from gold-plated pewter, the brooch measures approximately 4.5cm wide and is ideal as a gift.

  • Product Code: CMCN443890
  • Size: Approx. 4.5cm wide
  • Exhibition: Ming China
  • Material: Gold-plated pewter
  • Illustrations: Ming China

This stylized shou symbol brooch is adapted from a Chinese necklace in the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts.

The brooch illustrates a geometric, maze-like symbol which is a Chinese ideogram called shou, meaning 'long life'. Such symbols decorate jewellery, home d?cor 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.

Made from gold-plated pewter, the brooch measures approximately 4.5cm wide and is ideal as a gift.

  • Product Code: CMCN443890