When thinking about Jade, one usually thinks about China. Jade is found all over the world, usually though in small quantities, and thus early objects are cherished highly. Centuries ago Persia was a hub for commerce and creating items to trade with the world. As the are propered that local people were able to afford to adorn themselves with riches. This spinach green pendant was created to be worn around one's neck showing holes through its top. Showing this off placed the wearer in the upper echelons of society. Decorated with leaf designs on front and back. Approximately 2 1/8" Wide x 1 7/8" High. Late Timurid/Early Safavid Period 15th-17th century.