Recently a Chinese man’s video of him cutting one f the most valuable rock on Earth has gone viral on the Internet.
Well, we have to admit that the sorrow of others makes we feel sympathy for them better (especially when it comes to money)
This is heart-breaking to see to be honest. The rock can be a valuable jewelry if it hadn’t had these rifts.
His wrong way to cut the rock is what makes the man lost a fortune
Jade is a metamorphic rock that is naturally colored green, red, yellow, or white. When it polished and treated, the vibrant colors of jade can be extraordinary. The most popular kind of jade in Chinese culture is green jade, which has an emerald hue.
Still, the stone will bring him a lot of money considering its unique patterns and colour – green.
You may ask, what’s so special about green color among all different shade that jade can have?
Here is an introduction to jade and why it is so important to Chinese people.
Chinese people love jade not only because of its aesthetic beauty but also because of what it represents regarding social value. In the Li Ji (Book of Rites), Confucius said that there are 11 De, or virtues, represented in jade: benevolence, justice, propriety, truth, credibility, music, loyalty, heaven, earth, morality, and intelligence.
Jade is so important to Chinese people.
Thus, beyond monetary worth and materiality, jade is greatly prized as it stands for beauty, grace, and purity. As the Chinese saying goes: “gold has a value; jade is invaluable.”
As the Chinese saying goes: “gold has a value; jade is invaluable.”
Green is similar in both Western symbolism and traditional Chinese culture. In the West, green stands for harmony, wealth, growth, and eco-friendliness. In Chinese culture, green stands for cleanliness and purity from contamination. Green is used to describe organic things, like calling organic milk “green milk” or calling pesticide-free vegetables “green vegetables”. Use green in your kitchen decor to represent the environment and good health.
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