Mentioned Jade, it is very popular in China, and I trust the biggest trade market about Jade is also in China. Of course, besides China, some neighbouring countries also like jades and even rich in them such as Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Laos and Australia, etc. Jade worshipers in the world, whether Maya, Eskimo, Incan or Maori in New Zealand, can not match the long history of jade treatment of the China, rich and colorful varieties of the jades.check here

Basic know about Jade

From the point of view of Western gemstone culture, there are two kinds of jade one as soft and another is hard, namely Nephrite and Jadeite. Usually, the jade refers to nephrite as more popular. It belongs to one of the most common jewelry.check here

In western gemology, the English name is Jade, which originated from the Spanish invaders. They named this kind of gem as “Pieda be ijade”, plundered from Mexico, and then later this kind of gem is called jade as the last word of “Pieda be ijade”.

China is the earliest and the most widely to exploit and use jade. There are many records in ancient books, and the names of the jades are also miscellaneous, such as water jade, jade weared by baron, fragrant jade, Nephrite and so on.

The tremolite nephrite unearthed at Chahai Site in Fuxin City, Liaoning Province, China, is the earliest genuine jadeware known in the world up to now, about 8,000 years ago (early Neolithic Age). The most famous jade in China is Hetian Jade in Xinjiang, China. Jade is a noble kind of ore. Jade is rich in many trace elements, such as zinc, iron, copper, manganese, magnesium, cobalt, selenium, chromium, titanium, lithium, calcium, potassium, sodium and so on.

Chinese Culture – Jade(I)

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