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Silver Naga Dragon Pendant for Excessive Wealth through Business and Gambling

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The dragon is a popular mythical creature in many cultures around the world. In Indonesia they use the term 'naga' (Sanskrit: nāga) to refer to these ferocious serpentine beings that are featured in several ancient legends in traditional Hindu and Buddhist mythology. Its mythological characteristics have been evoken using a powerful nāga mantra during the ...

Balinese Ganesha Elephant Head God Pendant including Solid Silver Necklace

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In Bali, the elephant head god Gaṇeśa holds a special place in the daily ritual worship that is performed by the indigenous Hindu community. The deity is primarily associated with good fortune. Hence the owner of this traditional Indonesian amulet can beseech Gaṇeśa for blessings before starting a job or beginning any other new and ...

Hand Carved Black Nephrite Jadeite Pendant of a Crouching Tiger with an Aura of Invincibility

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On the front of the pendant there is the hand carved image of a crouching tiger, which has been inspired by the ancient Chinese-Indonesian art of the kraton (royal palace) of Cirebon. The tiger is depicted in a position where its knees are bent and the upperbody is brought forward and down. The animal adopts ...

Black Jade Tiger Pendant for Invulnerability against Disgraceful Acts of Treason and Extortion

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Natural black nephrite jadeite is commonly known as black jade. The rock owes its color to the microscopic inclusions of dark minerals. Thus, the graphite at the stone's inclusions cause it become dark green or even black. The main composition, therefore, bears some resemblance to ink, for indeed, this dense variety of (ferro-) hornblende jade ...

Natural Nephrite Pendant for an Increase in Windfall Profits, Likeability, Attractiveness, and Fearlessness

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Jade consists of two distinct minerals, namely jadeite and nephrite. Nephrite has a slightly lower hardness (6.0–6.5 Mohs) than jadeite (6.5–7.0 Mohs), and compared to jade it also has a lower level of translucence. Therefore, due to the stone's opaque nature, it is most suitably cut in a cabochon. The gemstone has been polished in ...