CONTEMPORARY CHINESE FINE JEWELRY
The peony, the flower of wealth and honor, is the symbol of prosperity in Chinese culture. The peony’s large petals and showy color make it “The King of Flowers”.
In the Manchu language, “Abkai Wehiyehe” means “ Blessed by the Heavens” and was the name of Qing Dynasty emperor Gaozong, whose reign was called Qianlong. Born in 1711 and passing away in 1799, his life spanned much of the Eighteenth century.