Abacus Row is based in San Francisco, each piece is handmade in their studio. The Jiu Jiu Hoops are a small tokens wishing for longevity and eternal love.
In Chinese numerology, specific numbers are regarded as lucky because of their similar pronunciation to other words. The number nine (九, jiǔ in Mandarin; gáu in Cantonese) is a homophone to 久 ever-lasting (jiǔ in Mandarin; gáu in Cantonese) which has made it a symbol of longevity and eternity. A romantic gesture that incorporates the number nine is a symbolic expression of eternal love.
Size – 1.5" diameter
Materials – 14k gold-filled hoops, 14k gold-filled beads