Old Chinese Hongshan culture jade Hand-carved Amulet Pendant depicting a "C" shaped dragon. Thru age the surface has been worn to a smooth finish.
"The Hongshan culture formed in a late Neolithic period, about 6000~5000 years ago. It located mainly in Liaohe region, an adjacent area of Liaoning province, Inner Mongolian province and Hebei province. In 2001, a "pyramid" was discovered by an archaeologist on a mountain ridge, about one kilometers away from the north of Sijiabei twon, Hebei province." i-china.org
Hongshan C dragon Pendant Necklace
It has weight to it and is strung on a extra long adjustable black leather cord with patina'ed copper metal work. Measurements are: Height: 53mm and Width:53mm