This imperial cicada carved in jade is highly valued as a collectible. The royals considered jade to possess heavenly powers. Jade itself has strong earth energy. When carried along by human, it will generate tha auspicious union of heaven, earth and mankind to bring about windfall, harmony and positive outcome. We are luckier today to be able to get them easily without the need to compete with the royals. Cicada is regarded as the symbol of long life, happiness and eternal youth due to its intrinsic properties of being the longest living insect, for as long as up to 20 over years. The cicada is the best emblem of immortality and protection against office politics. Displaying the symbol in the office would benefit those who require protection against jealousy and scheming boss. Displaying it at home would protect you from unfaithful friends, danger and enemies. This pretty cicada amulet is tediously strung by hand with mini beads that form a beautiful mystic knot and chinese tassel. This product can be hung on handbags, in cars, offices, living rooms and bedrooms to multiply your luck and to protect you wherever you go.
What Cicada symbolizes?
The origin of this symbolism in ancient china is attributed to the cicada making noises in paddy fields in summer. Each time farmers make a call, the cicada will call back louder. That is why it was regarded as “every request will definitely be fulfilled”.
It is the symbol of immortality, youthfulness and makes one’s appearance always young forever. In ancient times, a piece of jade carved in the shape of cicada will be placed in the mouth of a corpse before burial as this is believed to immortalized the ancestor, giving the deceased a good life after death.
Another great trade of it is having 5 eyes and its ability to detect any approaching enemies.The cicada is also a powerful symbol of protection from danger, enemies and unfaithful friends. If you are often being betrayed, the cicada will help you through by countering the enemies. Politicians and office workers in asia often keep on in their offices to protect themselves from falling victim to politics. For those in the business or corporate world, it is important to have the cicada image to protect against jealous competitors and colleagues.
It is also being regarded as a symbol of good fortune because of its ability to sing throughout day and nite. Its never ending singing ability is the greatest emblem of unlimited energy.
You may place the cicada in the east for longevity and health, or in the north and northwest for protection against politics in office.
Note: All crystal items would be placed in a singing bowl to rejuvenate fresh new energy prior to shipping to ensure potency. Also note that natural crystals from earth may have uneven textures and colors, natural inclusions or original internal lines/cracks in them which may extend to the surface. These are natural flaws and not considered damages. They are absolutely fine from a feng shui perspective and would not make natural crystals less perfect compared to manmade items.