Since 1861, Gump's has been a destination for jewelry that is distinctive and timeless. Once considered more precious than gold, jade has been more highly prized in Asia than any other gemstone. In the days of imperial China, the color yellow was reserved exclusively for the emperor and symbolized power and prosperity. Yellow jade, 16 x 12mm. 14-karat yellow gold. Pierced only. 3/4"L x 1/2"W.