Blue & White Porcelain, Round 20mm, Auspicious Bats Design, Sold Individually


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  • These beads are priced and sold individually
  • In Chinese culture and art bats are symbols of longevity, good fortune and generally happiness
  • 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 worldwide today.