The tridacna gigas is the largest species of clam on the planet, and one of the seven treasures of Buddhism. Dive into the mystique of the sea with Yun Boutique's Tridacna Shell jewelry, showcased in our Divine Land Gemstone Compendium. Explore the captivating story behind these handcrafted pieces, each reflecting the grandeur of the ocean's giant.
Experience the allure of ancient China through Yun Boutique's exquisite Kingfisher Feather Jewelry, featured in our Divine Land Gemstone Compendium. Discover the captivating history and cultural significance of these meticulously handcrafted pieces that embody traditional elegance.
Discover the global allure of Turquoise, a precious treasure explored in Yun Boutique's Divine Land Gemstone Compendium. Uncover the rich cultural significance and beauty of these meticulously handcrafted pieces that celebrate the essence of this cherished gemstone. Immerse yourself in a world where tradition meets contemporary elegance.
As a stone used by legendary goddess Nuwa for repairing the pillar of heaven, turquoise has never lacked a connection with immortals.
Researched by Ariel Tian.
A stone that comes in a veritable rainbow of colors, tourmaline has long been treasured in Chinese jewelry.
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Lapis is often flecked with bits of pyrite that shimmer like the stars emerging from a dusk sky.
At the intersection of painting, woodworking, and sculpture lies the art of Chinese lacquer.
In our quest to understand Chinese people’s deep fondness for jade, we turn to their ritual use.
From obtaining the rough material to polishing the finished piece, jade working in ancient China took labor, discernment, and almost impossible patience.
To begin our three-part series on jade, we need to understand why it is so highly regarded by the Chinese.
Enamelwork and cloisonné, known in China as “jingtailan” or “fa lang,” is made with colored glass on metal.
By dint of sheer coincidence or not, crystals were involved in a couple of amusing incidents in Chinese history.
This week on the DLGC: Coral has been revered the Chinese for millennia not only for its fanciful shapes, but also for its rarity.
This time on the Divine Land Gemstone Compendium, we're following the herd...
Amber was believed by the Chinese to come from the interred soul of a tiger. Read on to discover more of its history.
The Chinese name for agate is "ma nao," meaning “horse brain,” which turns out to have spiritual implications.
Edited by Christine Lin. Researched by Ariel Tian.
The more I learn about the jewelry in ancient China, the more I realize there’s more to uncover. So I'm introducing the Divine Land Gemstone Compendium.