Jewelry Design Process
Jade 玉 (yu) was the wearer preferred choice. The bride treasures culture very much. Jade believed is a protective stone for health. It also brings harmony to the wearer. Our designer observes and identifies how concept design relate with the wearer, also look at stone, colour and shapes to work along with. For a desire piece it requires thoughts, time and knowledge. For consultation, please feel free to contact us. You deserve the attention without interruption and take you through a more personalize experience.
Love Knot Jade Bangle by Ivy Teong
Chinese knot, a symbol of love of eternity or commonly people just say tying a knot.
Traditionally, it acts as a good luck charm for newly wedding couples.
The word “knot” in Chinese is 结 (jie) and carry few auspicious meanings. For example, “to marry” 结婚 (jiehun), “to unite” 团结 (tuanjie) and “to bear fruits” 结果 (jieguo). Family that gives a knot to a couple is for all the blessings and having children as well.
Imagine the happiness of the family finally seeing her starting her own family. Therefore, the gift is very sentimental symbolizing family blessings to both bride and groom. It is an heirloom piece.
In modern days, it is also mean “mother and daughter love are eternal no matter what”. I believed mother and daughter bonding are unique to the extent words cannot be describe.
There are Ruby in the knot expressing the bride’s birthstone personality for nobility, purity, and passion. The bangle can be worn both ways for different occasions, one side with the knot and the other side without the knot.
Jade refers to two minerals, Jadeite or Nephrite. In China, it refers as “Stone of Heaven”, symbolizes wealth, health and protection in Chinese culture. It is popular to pass down as heirloom to their next generation or as a wedding gift from senior during tea ceremony. The most in demand Jadeite found in Myanmar also known as Burma. Master craftsmen has fashioned the stone into jewelry, plaque, sculpture, and ornaments.
Through the decades inheritance jewelry happen among us as part of our reserving the family heritage. It is a treasure of past events and memories belonging to the person will not forgotten. Besides, it can be a happy occasion such as wedding, the elderly may pass down some jewelry that they loved and meaningful to them. In Malaysian culture, jewelry represent the symbolic trademark of the person that wear it or a blessings to the younger generations.
Jewelry value is not just a number. It changes with the situation and the marketplace. It also happen changes with time and styles. Keeping those jewelry by just changing the design or simply repair will give the good memorable moment plus it teach us how caring the person upon the jewelry wear and care for retain the sentimental value in longer time.
"Sharing is caring", by Ivy Teong, Chief Designer, Juwelen Design. She is also the author for juwelendesign.blogspot.my or ivyteong.blogspot.com