Blue & White Porcelain Round 12mm Stylized Bats and Longevity, Set of 12


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  • Priced and sold by sets of 12 beads
  • Styled bats (symbolic of good fortune and longevity in Chinese art) and the characters for longevity decorate this auspicious bead.
  • Chinese blue and white porcelain has been made for more than 1000 years.
  • The color comes from cobalt oxide pigment, one of the few that can withstand the high firing temperatures required for porcelain
  • The decoration has traditionally been applied by hand, but today stenciling is also used
  • Exported Chinese porcelain influenced ceramic styles in both the Middle East and Europe and remains popular around the world today.