Chinese necklace made of carved peach stones showing different Gods. This necklace was brought home as a gift to my mother by my father serving in the Navy in China. I have been told it is made of peach stones. One of the stone Gods is holding a poem representing the God of Poetry.
Ann Rolls, Gosport
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