Sweet Story about Jade

Posted on Nov 20, 2014

I was at my local Gemstone & Mineral Society meeting tonight and because of the my carving entries into the World Jade Symposium I had a lot of people talking to me about jade. One woman showed me a beautiful two sided flat carving of white nephrite jade. When she was a young woman she would cool it and would let her babies teeth on it. She carries it everywhere as now in her later years both of her adult children have passed.  It has become her token memento to keep their memories close at hand. Later in life she had the piece appraised and found out that it was from the Han Dynasty! ...

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