Central American Jade Jewelry: Long Blade
This jade axe/’celt’ amulet – an elegant long blade – features a very common amulet design widespread around this region before the arrival of the Europeans.
The raw material chosen for this piece is a lovely cut of a liquidy forest green jade. These Pre-Hispanic jades, such as this Central American jadeite jewelry, often possess an aesthetic which resonates with contemporary 21st Century tastes such as this piece – clean, elemental lines.
- Size: 1 3/4″ (4.5cm long)
- Central American jadeite
- 500 BC – 800 AD