Year of the Rabbit
A hand carved bone with Chinese characters on two sides and rabits on the other two sides. The piece is about the size of a half dollar. The strand has raw pearls, hand crafted painted vase, multiple beads, and decorative pewter pieces. A real treasure.Merershaum is a mineral, hydrous magnesium silicate, H4Mg2Si3O10, occurring in white, claylike masses, usedfor ornamental carvings, for pipe bowls, etc.; sepiolite. Years of the Rabbit are: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023The Years of the Rabbit include 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023...
For Chinese people, the rabbit is a tame creature representing hope and life for a long. time. It is tender and lovely. The moon goddess Chang'e in the Chinese legend has a rabbit as her pet, which stimulates the thought that only this creature is amiable enough to match her noble beauty. Another way of saying is that the Rabbit is the incarnation of the moon goddess per se and it is always a symbol of pureness and auspiciousness.
People born in the Year of the Rabbit are gentle and approachable. They have a decent, noble and elegant manner.Meershaum, metal, pearls, ceramic, glass beads, pewter, wire. This piece is best in an indoor place away from direct sunlight.