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6 Types Of Ancient Chinese Art

Over the course of thousands of years, China has seen the development of numerous art forms. Some of these art forms have been lost...

What You Need to Know About the Jade Market in Hong Kong

The Jade Market in Hong Kong is a retail street in Kowloon that is famous for the large number of stores selling jade stones...

The Intricate Varieties of Chinese Sculpture Styles

Over the course of thousands of years, the Chinese have developed a mastery of the art of sculpture that is only rivaled by other...

Cabochons, Chlorine, and Other Things You Need to Know About Jade

The demand for jade gemstones and jewelry is on the rise. If you plan on buying jade either as an investment or solely out...

Color, Type, and Other Things You Should Know When Buying a Jade Bracelet

For most Americans, a jade bracelet might seem like an alien choice, as they are more accustomed to wearing bracelets made of gold, diamonds,...

World’s Most Expensive Diamond and Jade Bracelets

Bracelets are one of the most beloved fashion accessories for women. While many buy them as an ornament, the wealthy collect interesting pieces. Bracelets...

The True Jade of He Bian

Jade has been valued since time immemorial in China for its beauty and purity. A well-known story recorded by the Legalist Chinese philosopher Han...

The 11 Virtues of Jade

"Jade worship" is a common phenomenon among Chinese around the world. It was established in China thousands of years ago. The culture of jade...

Toxic Jade Jewelry from China Can Kill

You spent a lot of money on this beautiful piece of precious stone, but did you know that toxins within jade jewelry can kill...

The Chinese Character for Jade, 玉

Let’s do an easy word this time - The Chinese character for jade! 玉 (yù) is another word based on the ideogram for king, 王...

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New Report Highlights North Korea’s Persecution of Religious Believers

A recent report by the Korea Future Initiative has brought attention to the horrible religious rights violations taking place in North Korea. Titled Persecuting...