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title: USE OF JADE IN HEALTH

USE OF JADE IN HEALTH

Neolithic Jade means morality and virtue. The use of jade improve health in many ways, such as relief of abuse, nourishing the five internal organs, blood vessels and unlock. Jade was thought to preserve the body after death and can be found in the tombs of emperors for thousands of years. A tomb contained an entire suit made of jade, to assure the ...

title: REMARKABLY TOUGH

REMARKABLY TOUGH

Jade has influenced all areas of life. In ancient times, people expressed abstract ideas with concrete patterns of Chinese character, which were influenced by Taoism and Buddhism. Jade crafts were among the most beautiful and luxurious; people wore and decorated rooms to indicate loyalty, elegance, beauty and eternity. The most popular patterns were: peaches (longevity), mandarin duck (love), deer (high official rank), ...

title: TYPES OF JADE STONES

TYPES OF JADE STONES

There are many types of jade stones, including white jade, jasper, celadon jade, crystal, amethyst quartz, etc. These stones, however, can be a treasure trove of priceless art only after a good design and masterful work. Collectors of jade can find jade jade tobacco bottles and jade fingerstall (thumb ring finger) rarely offered elsewhere. While young fashion can be found jade necklaces and bracelets more to ...

title: Jade museum and store

Jade museum and store

title: JADE EXHIBITIONS

JADE EXHIBITIONS

The Palace Museum has many other valuable cultural relics. His presentation can be divided into three parts - the temporary exhibition, the main screen, and display good collection. The main screen includes exhibits on the history, construction and folk customs of Beijing. Exhibition on the history form the core of the exhibition and are exhibited in the central cabinet. Presented the development of the city ...

title: friendly Chinese girls posing for a photo souvenir

friendly Chinese girls posing for a photo souvenir

Beijing, the heart of China, is always the archetypal choice of travelers and the friendly Chinese girls posing for a photo souvenir who are willing to know a time-honored and developed city of China.As the capital city of the Five Dynasties of China, Beijing has a history of over thousands of years. It was known as a metropolis with developed businesses and a prosperous economy since ancient times. Many skillful craftsmen settled the area long ago, and passed down their excellent skills ...

title: CULTURE OF BEIJING

CULTURE OF BEIJING

In the Palace Museum, most collections are unearthed after the founding of the People's Republic of China. Some cultural relics even to the Neolithic period. In total, there are 5,622 pieces of cultural relics on display in the main exhibition hall and exhibition hall oval. The Emperor Qian Long Trail is a treasure in itself. This stele with a height of 6.7 meters (22 feet) and weighing more than 40 tons is built of white marble and is well preserved. Qianlong Stela is composed of the ...

title: FOR MORALITY AND VIRTUE

FOR MORALITY AND VIRTUE

Beijing jade sculpture can be traced back to the Neolithic Age, and known as one of the "eight great crafts Beijing." There are many types of jade stones, including white jade, jasper, celadon jade, crystal, amethyst quartz, etc. These stones, however, can be a treasure trove of priceless art only after a good design and ...

title: COLLECTION OF PALACE MUSEUM

COLLECTION OF PALACE MUSEUM

The ceramic collection of the Palace Museum represents a comprehensive record of Chinese ceramic production in the last 8000 years, and one of the largest such collections in the world. [11] The Palace Museum has about 50,000 pictures. Of these, more than 400 date from before the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). This is the largest collection in ...

title: CHINESE ART

CHINESE ART

With the establishment of foundries, cultures of northern China reaped the benefits of Bronze Age sooner than the southern villages. Tremendous social and political change led to technologically advanced cultures grew in wealth and power. Durable tools and weapons replaced bronze and stone tools revolutionized agriculture and war. Trade ...

title: SEA OF JADE

SEA OF JADE

There are many stores in Beijing selling jade. One is cui yu hai yuan. As the name implies, Cui Yu Hai Yuan, is indeed a "sea of jade". Located in Fatou Xili Street, which is near the Temple of Heaven. Upon entering the store, I was first attracted by a huge jade carving of a cabbage that is displayed in a glass container. It looked fantastic, both in terms of size and craftsmanship. According to the shop assistant, totally took three years to carve ...

title: A GLIMPSE OF TREASURE

A GLIMPSE OF TREASURE

In the palace meseum exhibits of Buddha statues. In total, 262 Tibetans and Han Buddha statues are on display here, most of which are shown to the public for the first time. You will learn the history of development and revolution Buddha statues' in Tibetan regions and in regions of Han It also exhibits of porcelain wares. Porcelain wares exhibited here were excavated or delivered when the city was the capital in the historical period. The exhibition focuses on ...

title: AS A CELESTIAL STONE

AS A CELESTIAL STONE

Jade as a celestial stone was used to demonstrate the relationship of the nobility with sky during life and after death. Dead of Han wear clothes made of jade as this princess. Nine pieces of jade is also closing nine body openings used. This is the shroud of Prince Liu Sheng 劉勝, called Prince Jingwang Zhongshan 中山 ...

title: A HUGE STORE SELLING JADE

A HUGE STORE SELLING JADE

Located on the northeast corner of the intersection Caishikou, Xingbaixuan Gold & Jewelry Shop is a huge shop selling gold, platinum, jadeite and crystal jewelry. Each category has a wide range of patterns for customers to choose from. The eastern section of the store specializes in jewelry made of jade, such as necklaces, pendants and bracelets. The Chinese consider jade a symbol of good omen that brings safety and health, while Western admire his grace, mystery and ...

title: EXPRESSION OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STONE

EXPRESSION OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL STONE

People believed that jade was the expression of the most beautiful stone. A beautiful piece can be more valuable than fifteen cities and a man's life. Historic records tell of a story about a stanch man named Bian He who had a piece of jade called 'Heshi Bi' which was said to be the most priceless treasure in history. However, when Bian He discovered the piece, it was hidden under the veil of the coarse stone in which it laid. ...

title: HIDDEN MYSTERY

HIDDEN MYSTERY

There is a lot of hidden mystery behind the construction of the Palace Museum. Initial work on the mueseum palace began in 1953 and was officially opened in 1981. The Confucius Temple was its original site. In order to accommodate a larger collection and better service to visitors, the new museum, opened in December 2001 and opened on 18 May 2006. It is located 16 Fuxingmenwai Dajie in extending west Chang'an Avenue, Xicheng district. ...

title: DIFFERENT JADE OBJECTS

DIFFERENT JADE OBJECTS

Different objects of jade from the Neolithic. The sacrifice of jade weapons like axes or the 25 cm long knife ge 戈 Shang period, of course, never been used as actual weapons. Were only symbols of power owner. A goose, a parrot and a phoenix (about 10 cm long each) from the late Shang period. These pieces are very flat (from 2 mm to 7 mm) and decorated with the same patterns as bronze vessels from this period. ...

title: CHINESE JADE

CHINESE JADE

Chinese Jade comes from The most western point of China in today Xinjiang (Khotan, Yarkand). Since the 18th century, the qualitatively better jadeit from Burma was Introduced. Neolithic artisans used to shape the stones to axes, knives and animals. A typical shape for Chinese jade objects are emblems like a ring called huan 環, a half-ring pendant named huang ...

title: THE MOST ATTRACTIVE STONE

THE MOST ATTRACTIVE STONE

The material jade is actually made up of two different kinds of stone. The most widespread mineral is nephrite, a variety of the mineral actinolite and a silicate of calcium and magnesium. It is composed of fibrous intertwinned crystals. The other, more precious but less used mineral is the pyroxene jadeite, a material composed of interlocking and very compact crystals. Chemically, it is a mix of sodium and aluminium silicate NaAl[Si2O6]. The tough character of jade that made it ...

title: TYPES OF JADE

TYPES OF JADE

Serpentine jade, or Xiu Yu in Chinese, is mainly Xiuyan County in Liaoning Province. Made of many different ingredients, takes diverse appearances: white, yellow, light yellow, pink, green, dark green, light green and so on. This type is usually colored in various shades of green. Usually the serpentine jade is semitransparent or opaque like wax. Lantian jade is produced in Lantian County, ...

title: Jade museum and store

Jade museum and store

title: Jade museum and store

Jade museum and store

title: HISTORY OF JADE

HISTORY OF JADE

There is a long history related to the invention of jade in Beijing. There are mountains in the south of the city of Hotan Jade Mountain are called, and the river near the city of Hotan River called Jade. Even today, you can find people picking jade river. Only in the Jade River one can find the best quality Jade, but the mountains are still mined for cheap jade product. Family Jade also sells some everyday items such as ceramics, snuff bottles, and finger cots popular back in the ...

title: Jade museum and store

Jade museum and store

title: JADE IN CHINESE CULTURE

JADE IN CHINESE CULTURE

Jade has a unique place in Chinese culture. [23] The museum collection, mostly from the imperial collection includes 30,000 pieces. Prior to the Yuan Dynasty part of the collection includes several famous pieces throughout history and artifacts of the most recent archaeological discoveries. The first pieces dating from the Neolithic. Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty pieces, moreover, include both items for the use of the palace as well as tribute items from around the Empire and ...

title: EXQUISITE ARTWORKS

EXQUISITE ARTWORKS

There are exquisite works of art in the study room of the palace Meseum. The writing brush, ink, ink stone and paper are collectively called the four treasures of the study. They are the first part of the exquisite works of art in the study room, and served as the main content of this exhibition. The second part of the exhibition is primarily small objects in the study room, such as brush holders, brushes-racks, paperweights, ...

title: EXHIBITS OF CALLIGRAPHY WORKS

EXHIBITS OF CALLIGRAPHY WORKS

What makes the unusual museum among museums that China is the exhibitons displayed. Exhibitions of works of calligraphy created by the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties are on display. Can be divided into two categories, the works of famous artists of calligraphy and members of the royal family. In total, 53 parts and assemblies calligraphy work on display including inscriptions of the ode to the god of Luo River Kai Wang Xianzhi (regular script) character in the Jin Dynasty, works of ...

title: FEEL THE BEST

FEEL THE BEST

Sacrificial and religious character looks better in pieces have called 琀 that is shaped like a cicada and placed in the mouth (media have 含 "containing") of a deceased person. The other is a hollow cylinder called cong 琮. It symbolized the sky (the inner hole and back) and earth (the outer quadrilateral). Jade objects belonged to the symbols that the ...

title: STORES SELLING JADE

STORES SELLING JADE

There are many stores in Beijing selling jade. One is cui yu hai yuan. As the name implies, Cui Yu Hai Yuan, is indeed a "sea of jade". Located in Fatou Xili Street, which is near the Temple of Heaven. Upon entering the store, I was first attracted by a huge jade carving of a cabbage that is displayed in a glass container. It looked fantastic, both in terms of size and craftsmanship. According to the shop assistant, totally took three ...

title: ONE REPRESENTATIVE JEWELERY

ONE REPRESENTATIVE JEWELERY

Trips to the Great wall and tombs always include a stop at a jade factory. The usual quick look at some people who work and a technical explanation of the process and the different qualities of jade. There is an interesting demonstration of craftsmen cut jade carvings here, men can carve jade. Women can polish only. The prices here are written on stone !!! Jade is indeed one ...

title: HEALTH  PEACE AND GOOD FORTUNE

HEALTH, PEACE AND GOOD FORTUNE

To the Chinese, jade can lead to health, peace and good fortune, depending on the design. Wear jade while in China it can only help their fortunes In the building south of Xidan Department Store is the Heng Jewelry Outlet, the most famous brand of jewelry in Beijing. You should have no problem finding the shimmering, translucent jadeite hanging in the windows. Their patterns taken mainly in two ways: ...

title: Jade museum and store

Jade museum and store

title: THE BEST

THE BEST

There are many art exhibitions, including "Ancient Porcelain", "Old Beijing Bronze Art" and "Ancient Jade". Antique porcelain is a favorite exhibits. The exhibition is on the fourth floor and focuses on porcelain wares of the Song (960-1279), Yuan (1271-1368), Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. There are a total of 170 individual pieces or sets of porcelain. One ...

title: WITH MYSTICAL SIGNIFICANCE

WITH MYSTICAL SIGNIFICANCE

Over 180 pieces of jade show brief development. Many items of jade on display were unearthed from tombs of the nobles, and rein brands and poems carved emperors. Among all the exhibits, imperial jade seal of Qianlong (the fourth emperor of the Qing Dynasty) has developed the most attention. This seal of white jade carved with dragon move was made in 1791 by eightieth birthday of Qianlong. It was privy seal of the emperor, and is used for printing on ...

title: FEEL THE BEST

FEEL THE BEST

In Chinese, jade is pronounced as 'Yu', and most words related to moral include this word as "polishing jade never shines," indicating that it may not be a useful person if you are not educated. It also meant honor and conviction. Many girls in antiquity were also named to the jade to reflect the love of their parents. One of the four beauties in Chinese history, Yang Yuhuan, the beloved ...

title: Jade museum and store

Jade museum and store

title: NEOLITHIC JADE

NEOLITHIC JADE

Neolithic Jade means morality and virtue. The use of jade improve health in many ways, such as relief of abuse, nourishing the five internal organs, blood vessels and unlock. jade factory is a big place, people can see the real workers Jade carving there, tourists can learn a lot about the culture of jade, material, symbol or how to know jade marble or glass on ...

title: KING OF JADE

KING OF JADE

Already in the 16th century, nephrite jade is believed to be a beautiful and hard jade with healing properties for human stomach and kidneys. Since I was in China during the early Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), who had been worshiped greatly. Contains an iron component appears red, chrome appears green, and many other colors. Known as the "king of jade ', usually it is a more expensive type. Nephrite robustness is due to the fact that it contains ...

title: TO OBTAIN A REAL JADE

TO OBTAIN A REAL JADE

To obtain a real jade, you should take the trouble to learn and appreciate it. The criteria are in the brightness of color and brightness, the compactness of the internal structure, and the delicacy of craftsmanship. For example, nephrite creates an oily luster and jadeite creates a vitreous luster. Tiny cracks may decline ...

title: NEPHRITE JADE

NEPHRITE JADE

Nephrite robustness is due to the fact that it contains tremolite. It can also be divided into several sub-classifications according to color: white, gray, green, topaz and black jade. In China, the largest production area Hetian jade reputation is in the province of Xinjiang. Hetian jade is so strong that it can ...

title: Jade museum and store

Jade museum and store

title: RARE AND VALUABLE WORK OF ART

RARE AND VALUABLE WORK OF ART

Today, there are over a million rare and valuable works of art from the permanent collection of the Palace Museum, [17] including paintings, pottery, seals, steles, sculptures, articles registered, bronze objects, objects enamel, etc. According to an inventory of the Museum between 2004 and 2010, the Palace Museum has a total of ...

title: MIX AND MATCH

MIX AND MATCH

Collectors of jade can find jade jade tobacco bottles and jade fingerstall (thumb ring finger) rarely offered elsewhere. While young fashion can be found jade necklaces and bracelets more to your tastes. The religious peace and fortune with ornaments as Guanyin, the goddess of mercy, or Pi Xiu, gods collecting wealth in Chinese legends are found. You can also choose to mix and match ...

title: REMARKABLY RESISTANT

REMARKABLY RESISTANT

Jade is remarkably resistant, used by many early civilizations for axes, knives and guns. Because of its soft texture, uniform was soon carved jade ornaments - and it was not until 1863 that he realized that Jade was being applied to two different minerals: jadeite and nephrite. Jadeite is almost never found in single crystals and consists of interlocking ...

title: Jade museum and store

Jade museum and store

title: CHINESE JADE CRAFT

CHINESE JADE CRAFT

Chinese Jade Craft Magnifying glass provided here will help you get a better view of the small pieces. The list of the main types of jade in ancient China, and sketches showing how jades are used will also help to better understand the exhibits. Exhibition jades Over 180 pieces of jade jade show brief development. Many ...

title: ONE OF THE BEST MUSEUMS IN CHINA

ONE OF THE BEST MUSEUMS IN CHINA

One of the best museums in China, the Capital Museum is a relatively new and important museum in central Beijing cultural and administrative district. While touring the attractions of Beijing, consider stopping at Capital Museum to learn more about Beijing and its history as an imperial capital for hundreds of years. What makes the unusual museum among museums in China is that the best academics in the ...

title: FOR ITS EXTRAVAGANCE

FOR ITS EXTRAVAGANCE

Experts believe that although more expensive, diamonds and gold can not be compared with jade - is animated with a soul. They often buy to collect their favorite artworks jade, while people with little knowledge can buy heavy works. County Nanyang in Henan province is famous for its abundant Nanyang jade. The mineral district is located in an isolated hill 200 meters high, called Dushan Hill (hence its other name 'Dushan jade'). It is distinguished by its ...