|This crafted bangle is made from polished black wood finished both ends of bangle nicely with the Leaf-shape Chinese Cinnabar lacquer, in which are embellished with Rose cut Diamonds atop 18K yellow Gold frame.
Cinnabar or Dragon Blood refers to the deep red color of lacquer which product is made from the sap of the Lac tree and then colored with Cinnabar a very expensive mineral oxide. It is extraordinarily heat and water resistant has good flexibility and is not available in the West. Its crafted upon by adding layers over layers of red natural lacquer on top of each other, each layer had to be dried and polished and it would take up to one hundred layers before the layers were thick enough for carving. Each layer would take 1-3 days and special ratios of oil and lacquer had to be kept to make sure that the lacquer could be still carved after 4-7 months of layering. It is then hand carved with master carvers, making them stunning pieces, often used in art installations and Jewelry.
Poslished black wood is highly-prized as a substance believed to be endowed with mysterious sacred properties. It is a symbol of modesty, wisdom, happiness and immortality. The Coral Bangle itself is supposed to keep the bad spirits away and most Asian ladies would wear one to fee l safe.
Diamonds : 2.05 ct.
Circumference : 7.0 Inches.
Weight: 68.04 g.