• WHITE JADE CICADE
  • 汉代王侯贵族和达官贵人认为,人死了可以再“生”一次,只要将一种经过精细加工的白玉质地的蝉形物品“含”在死者口中,就能得到“重生”。
    蝉孕于地中,蜕于树梢,行于天上,也有羽化登仙,乘愿再来之意。
    noble people in Han Dynasty believed that you have a chance to be reborn after you died, as long as you put a cicada-shaped white jade in the mouth of the deceased.
    cicada is born in the ground,shed on the treetops and fly into the sky.it also has the meaning of being ascend and become an immortal for the deceased.