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Virtuous Chinese Jade

Confucius once said that there were many virtues associated with jade. He felt that jade represented intelligence, purity, justice, music, loyalty, sincerity, heaven, earth, chastity and truth. It is because of these strong Confucian associations that the Chinese have always loved and revered jade above all other stones, and why its importance and prominence as […]

A Glance at Chinese Jade

Chinese Jade has played a significant role in Chinese society for over 6,000 years. To the Chinese, jade represents a holy link between man and spiritual world, embodied with perfection and immortality. It has influenced a plethora of Chinese disciplines ranging from politics to religion to culture. Chinese deemed jade as a sacred stone. Meanwhile, […]