Chang'e - Goddess of the Moon - Rainbow Moonstone Marquise Solitaire Smooth Wire Wrapped Sterling Silver Necklace

$58.00


» Chang'e - Goddess of the Moon «

Marquise shaped moonstone necklace in sterling silver. Hung on a cable chain and finished with your choice of spring ring clasp or hook and ring clasp.

DIMENSIONS:
Moonstone: about 13 mm.

Do you know the story of Chang'e, the Chinese goddess of the Moon?

"Chang'e is the subject of several legends in Chinese mythology, most of which incorporate several of the following elements: Houyi the Archer, a benevolent or malevolent emperor, an elixir of life, and of course, the Moon. In modern times, Chang'e has been the namesake of China's lunar exploration program.

There are many tales about Chang'e, but there's well-known story regarding the origin of the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. In a very distant past, ten suns had risen together to the heavens, thus causing hardship for the people. The archer Yi shot down nine of them and was given the elixir of immortality as a reward, but he did not consume it as he did not want to gain immortality without his beloved wife Chang'e. However, while Yi went out hunting, Fengmeng broke into his house and forced Chang'e to give up the elixir of immortality to him, but she refused to do so. Instead, Chang'e drank it and flew upwards towards the heavens, choosing the moon as residence to be nearby her beloved husband. Yi discovered what had transpired and felt sad, so he displayed the fruits and cakes that his wife Chang'e had liked, and gave sacrifices to her. (source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang%27e)"

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