A beautiful scepter made of the prized Zi Tan wood and jade. The tip is a Lin Zhi pattern, a symbol of great fortune and good health. Zi Tan is a type of dark hardwood with numerous hair-like grains. Zi Tan is highly valued for its rarity, density and beauty. Carved jade has beautiful soft luster and color. A ruyi scepter was traditionally held by the Chinese empress to grant wishes.