"Jade" is a generic term for nephrite, jadeite, and under certain conditions green omphacite. In China, a pierced jade disk is a symbol of heaven.
Jade is desired for its rich heritage as much as by its beauty, durability and rarity.
This 127.10-gram carving is originally from Tienjun, China
This carving makes use of jade’s intense green and white mottled areas.