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Eight Immortals Silver Bullion Necklace

Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace
Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace
Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace
Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace
Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace
Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace

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Eight Immortals is made using a large depiction of the Eight Immortals on a Sterling Silver Bullion piece of Carved Vintage Tibet silver waist pendant  Bullion 1900-1940.  This pendant is Thai Silver and while I am not a Gemologist or a Lapidary. All gemstone meanings, metaphysical properties and associated verbiage are not claims of fact.  I was told that this pendant is about 1/3 silver. The rest of the metals in the pendant is unknown to me.  It has been made with a Tiffany large chain and toggle and faceted, stripped agates.  This necklace is approximately 28" and the Bullion piece is 4 X 2 1/4".  This is easily converted to a unisex piece, by pulling  off the beads.
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___ Eight Immortals
In Chinese mythology the Eight Immortals (Chinese: 八仙; pinyin: Bāxiān; Wade-Giles: Pa-hsien) are a group of legendary "xian" (spiritually and/or physically immortal; transcendent; super-human; celestial beings.)
  
The Eight Immortals have been part of Chinese oral history long befor they were recorded in the works of writers of various dynasties - Tang, Song, Yuan and Ming.
But it was Wu Yuantai (吳元泰 wú yuán taì) of the Ming dynasty who wrote 'The Emergence of the Eight lmmortals and their Travels to the East', since than the Eight began to be clearly distinguished.
In Chinese mythology the Eight Immortals are believed to know the secrets of nature. They represent separately male, female, the old, the young, the rich, the noble, the poor, and the humble Chinese.
Each Immortal's power can be transferred to a tool of power, kind of a talisman associated with a certain meaning, that can give life or destroy evil.
Together, these eight tools are called “Hidden Eight Immortals” or "Covert Eight Immortals".
The Eight were called the "Roaming Immortals" in Taoist legends.
Not only are they revered by Taoists, but by all Chinese society. They are the base for various literature, folk tales and are pictured in art. Symbols are representing the characteristic attributes of each Immortal and they were depicted on a wide variety of porcelain, bronze, ivory, and embroidered objects.
Most often the Immortals are represented together in art, and they are understood to be mildly amusing and relatively harmless beings, who spend their time entertaining themselves in various ways. As immortals they collectively represent long life, and pictures of them are particularly associated with birthday celebrations. At the same time, they are not divorced from religion.

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I am not a Gemologist or a Lapidary. Gemstones were identified at the time of purchase by the supplier. Any errors, discrepancies, or omissions are not intentional. All gemstone meanings, metaphysical properties and associated verbiage are not claims of fact but have been gathered from writing, books, folklore and various sources


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Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace
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Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace
Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace
Eight Immortals       Silver Bullion Necklace