Tridacna Shell: The Giant of the Sea

April 27, 2017

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.

Read More

The Kingfisher Feather Jewelry of Ancient China

April 27, 2017

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.

Read More

Turquoise: Precious Treasure in Global Culture

July 08, 2016

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.

Read More

Turquoise: Fossil from Pine Trees

June 23, 2016

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.

Read More

Tourmaline: Gemstone of the Rainbow

May 26, 2016

A stone that comes in a veritable rainbow of colors, tourmaline has long been treasured in Chinese jewelry.

Read More

Chasing Wisdom: Pearls in Chinese Culture

April 19, 2016

✨ Dive into the captivating world of wisdom and pearls in Chinese culture with our latest blog post! 🌟 Discover the significance of pearls as symbols of wisdom, femininity, and harmony. Uncover the rich cultural heritage and timeless allure of these exquisite gemstones. Click the link in our bio to embark on a journey of wisdom and beauty! 💫🌸

#ChineseCulture #PearlsOfWisdom #SymbolicJewelry #FeminineElegance #HarmonyAndBalance #GemstoneCompendium #YunBoutique #CulturalHeritage #TimelessBeauty #JewelryInspiration

Read More

Lapis Lazuli: The Stone of Heaven

April 12, 2016

Lapis is often flecked with bits of pyrite that shimmer like the stars emerging from a dusk sky.

Read More

Chinese Lacquer Work: From Poison Comes Beauty

April 05, 2016

At the intersection of painting, woodworking, and sculpture lies the art of Chinese lacquer.

Read More

Chinese Jade (Part 3) : Symbolism and Ceremony

March 29, 2016

In our quest to understand Chinese people’s deep fondness for jade, we turn to their ritual use.

Read More

Chinese Jade (Part 2) : Material and Technique

March 22, 2016

From obtaining the rough material to polishing the finished piece, jade working in ancient China took labor, discernment, and almost impossible patience.

Read More

Chinese Jade (Part 1) : Its Folklore and Cultural Significance

March 15, 2016

To begin our three-part series on jade, we need to understand why it is so highly regarded by the Chinese.

Read More

Chinese Enamel and Cloisonné Jewelry: Painting with Glass

March 01, 2016

Enamelwork and cloisonné, known in China as “jingtailan” or “fa lang,” is made with colored glass on metal.

Read More

Crystal in Ancient China: The Brightness of Three Suns

February 23, 2016

By dint of sheer coincidence or not, crystals were involved in a couple of amusing incidents in Chinese history.

Read More

Coral in Chinese Jewelry: A Rosy Tree From the Sea

February 16, 2016

This week on the DLGC: Coral has been revered the Chinese for millennia not only for its fanciful shapes, but also for its rarity. 

Read More

Ivory, Bone, and Horn in Chinese Jewelry

February 09, 2016

This time on the Divine Land Gemstone Compendium, we're following the herd...

Read More

Amber in Ancient China: Tears of a Tiger

February 02, 2016

Amber was believed by the Chinese to come from the interred soul of a tiger. Read on to discover more of its history.

Read More

Agate & Carnelian: Straight From the Horse's Brain

January 26, 2016

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.

Read More

Introducing the Divine Land Gemstone Compendium

January 19, 2016

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.

Read More

Revive Your Inner Kingdom

Yun Boutique Home Website

Subscribe to get new arrrivals, exclusive sales, and more!