China’s Unique Jade Culture

A 400-Year-Old Jade Cup A exquisitely carved jade cup was produced in the late Ming Dynasty. An 800-Year-Old Banana Leaf-Shaped Plate The highly transparent jade plate measuring 18.7cm long with gilt edge is made out of a single piece of crystal quartz and was unearthed in 2008 from an underground storage at a North Sound Buddhist temple in Nanjing. COMMENTS […]

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Hongshan Red Hill Archaeological Site

The Hongshan Red Hill culture existed during the so-called Neolithic era in the period between 4700 BC to 2900 BC. A large number of jade artifacts, dating back to 5,000 years ago, were unearthed recently. The scope of the ancient Red Hill Cultural archaeological sites includes north of Hebei province, part of Inner Mongolia province and part of former Manchuria region, […]

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