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Spring Pick: Jade Figa Necklace

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by Make it last on 30 April, 2018

Smart jewelry always completes an outfit, or makes the outfit all together, right? At the Make it last office, we love everyday essentials, you know, the perfect vintage denim, the ultimate crispy white shirt. With pretty low key clothing, the jewelry really is what makes the difference. We love classic yet unique pieces, those that work for a lifetime but also stand out (it’s hard not to credit current day Céline for exemplifying this perfectly).

Unique jewelry is sometimes pricy but worth the investment if you play it smart and go for the timeless styles. And always, always turn to the vintage market first. Antique stones are everything.

Our favorite right now is this antique rough jade mano figa strung on a sparking 14k gold whisper chain from one of our favorite online boutiques, Kindred Black. “Mano figa” is literally translated in Italian as fig hand and in some cultures the gesture is seen as representing the female genitalia. They are commonly worn throughout Brazil and Peru as a symbol of protection against the evil eye. Read about its symbolism here and decide if it’s for you.

Find the Primitive Jade Figa Necklace at Kindred Black here. Worn above by Lina Wall Borgenbring in Los Angeles in April 2018, together with a perfect Totême shirt. 


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