Blue & White Porcelain, Round 24mm, Peony Designs, Large, Sold Individually


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  • These beads are priced and sold individually
  • The tree peony was considered to be the “king of flowers” and associated with the imperial family. It’s known as a flower or “wealth and honor” and was traditionally a token of love and sometimes also exchanged as farewell gifts.
  • 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.