The Vermilion bird is one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations. According to Wu Xing, the Taoist five-elemental system, it represents the fire-element, the direction south, and the season summer correspondingly. Thus it is sometimes called the Vermilion bird of the South (南方朱雀, Nán Fāng Zhū Què).
Cinnabar is an ancient stone not only used in the culture of Greeks and Romans but also Chinese. Cinnabar is believed to be a protection stone that keeps the wearer safe from evil forces.
- Ear wires and wire wrapping are gold-filled, which is tarnish resistant and hypoallergenic
- Carved cinnabar vermilion bird.
- Total length from ear hook is 1.75 inches
- Comes in a silk drawstring pouch with a box so that the jewelry is well protected and ready to gift
- Ships within 3 days