Chongqing exhibit tells the history and symbolisms of Chinese jade

Updated: Jan 19, 2022 www.chinaservicesinfo.com Print
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Jade pig, Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). [Photo/Official WeChat account of Chongqing China’s Three Gorges Museum]

Do you find the jade stone attractive? Jade was used for ornament, furnishings and rituals in ancient China. They are seen as a “lucky stone” and carry important symbolisms in traditional Chinese cultures.

Chongqing China’s Three Gorges Museum is exhibiting more than 200 carefully selected jade pieces, from the Neolithic Age to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), loaned from the Tianjin Museum collection. You will marvel at the beauty of this stone.

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