How the ancient Chinese nurture jade?

Nurturing your own unique jade is definitely the greatest joy in the jade collecting experience. Nurturing jade is the course of wearing the jade with you and providing extra care. Its the course of sublimation from a little caterpillar to the beautiful butterfly. As I mentioned in previous article, according to the renowned literacy “Ancient Jade Identification” from 1700’s, the Art of Jade Nurturing could be categorized into: Gentle Nurturing, Intensive Nurturing, and Spiritual Nurturing. 1. Gentle Nurturing: Wearing the jade piece directly on your body. Warm the jade by your own human temperature and rub it with clean hands every day. If its an antique piece, then you need to place this piece in a beanbag and wear it directly on your body for the...

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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 everybody had...

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