Burmese(Myanmar) Jade

ImageBurmese Jade is the most sought after on the planet of this highly prized gem. And it is often a long and winding road to obtaining the very best.The history(herstory) of jade is indeed long in the Orient.  Clarity, Cut and Color are it’s most important features , then additionally other factors such as diapheneity, tone, lustre, and translucency also influence the price of this most coveted stone. And when all of these above characteristics manifest themselves together, combined in one stone, or in a  masterfully cut and crafted piece such as some form of jewellery, then it is no wonder that a pair of earrings carved in a masterspiece from the finest Burmese River Jade will be sold for around 1.6 million dollars at an auction in Hong Kong.

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