A myth of jade— Nurturing Jade

Ancient Chinese always admire jade more than just gemstone. Jade are believed to have special spiritual bond with the human master. Jade loses its luster when time passes by. While ancient Chinese believed the human care and nurture can restore the shine or even improve the eminence if the care comes from the meant-to-be human master. Due to this “Jade Spiritual Philosophy”, Jade Nurturing plays a pivotal role in the Jade Culture. Especially, if it’s an antique jade buried underground then it was usually covered by some water or soil rust. Ancient Chinese believed the “Human Touch” could restore the lost luster. The Jade Nurturing is the interaction between the human master and the jade piece. As I mentioned before, ancient Chinese believed...

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Jade Ox Collectables

Jade Ox Collectables

Ox is a traditional pattern for jade in China. People love ox because of its personality. Ox symbolizes prosperity through steady, fortitude and hard work. Since its Ox year in China, lets look at some Jade Ox Collectables: • Antique Lying Jade Ox from Qing Dynasty. Height: 6.6cm, Length: 15.1cm, Width: 7.7cm                   This lying jade ox was made in 1818 a master piece from Qing Dynasty. This piece was made for the enjoyment of play in hand for the noble class. Hand-playing Jade was a major category in antique jade collectables. This lying jade ox is very nicely shaped and fits hand perfectly. The creator embraced the natural color and spots of the jade piece. The colors of the horns and nose are outstanding highlights. • OxCouple...

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