Jade Factory (Chinese Jade Culture)

Jade symbolizes chaste, constant and perfect, it is a part of Chinese culture, the history of jade is as long as the Chinese civilization, archaeologists have found jade objects from the early Neolithic period (about 5000 BC), represented by the Hemudu Culture in Zhejian Province, and from the middle and late Neolithic period, represented by the Hongshan Culture along the Lao River, the Longshan Culture along the Yellow River, and the Liangzhu Culture in the Tai Lake region.
Jade has been ever more popular till today. In the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, people all over the world saw those unique and gorgeous medals with China jade on. 
At jade fatory or jade shops, you will see not only very big jade art works for displaying at home like jade fish, jade buddha, jade globe, but also very small ornaments like pendants of necklace, ear rings and jade bangles. Jade has many diversities of colors, green and white are more common, besides, there are pink jade, yellowish jade, red jade, black jade, pale jade and so on. Because the jade handicrafts are very beautyful, pure and graceful, many people like it very much. At the jade factory, you can see how the handicrafts are carve by jade.

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Jade Factory (Chinese Jade Culture)

Editor's Note:   Please tell your tour guide if want to stop at the Jade factory for awhile during your Beijing tour.       ----China Travel Shanghai (Please e-mail to tansy@chinatravelshanghai for more info) 

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