Saturday, March 10, 2012

Soft and Gentle - The Luster of Nephrite

A vintage Qing dark green nephrite (also called spinach jade in western market) butterfly with visible patina
A deep spinach jade bangle bracelet, which seems to be re-polished to a glassier finish in US.
A light green nephrite (celadon jade) pendant depicting a young boy holding ruyi (Chinese scepter)

2 comments:

  1. The bangle is my favorite. I can see it in a variety of outfits.

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    1. Only if it stays on my wrist (it doesn't)...

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