1 Antique Princesse Giant White Jade Delicate Bangle from Laos
WIGHT JADE FROM LAOS!! Natural Full Stone Shape!!! Excellent quality bangle found in the Mekong Valley, this bangle have delicate fine regular & natural design! It’s White Jade, old, one of the most valuable Jewell in Asia… Absolutely autenthic old stone Jewell. VERY RARE & ELEGANT NATURAL DESIGN!!! Weight:74,3 g!! Jade is an ornamental rock. The term jade is applied to two different metamorphic rocks. That are made up of different silicate minerals. Consists of a microcrystalline interlocking fibrous matrix of the calcium, magnesium-iron rich amphibole. The middle member of this series with an intermediate composition is called actinolite. The silky fibrous mineral form is one form of asbestos. The higher the iron content the greener the colour. Is a sodium- and aluminium-rich pyroxene. The gem form of the mineral is a microcrystalline interlocking crystal matrix. Nephrite and jadeite were used from prehistoric. Periods for hardstone carving. Jadeite has about the same hardness. Nephrite is slightly softer, but is tougher (more resistant to breakage) than jadeite. It was not until the 19th century that a French mineralogist, Alexis Damour. Among the earliest known jade artifacts excavated from prehistoric sites are simple ornaments with bead, button, and tubular shapes. Additionally, jade was used for adze. Which can be delicately shaped. As metal-working technologies became available, the beauty of jade made it valuable for ornaments and decorative objects. Jadeite measures between 6.0 and 7.0 Mohs hardness. And nephrite between 6.0 and 6.5, so it can be worked with quartz or garnet sand, and polished with bamboo or even ground jade. Nephrite can be found in a creamy white form (known in China as « mutton fat » jade) as well as in a variety of green colours, whereas jadeite shows more colour variations, including blue, lavender-mauve, pink, and emerald-green colours. Of the two, jadeite is rarer, documented in fewer than 12 places worldwide. Translucent emerald-green jadeite is the most prized variety, both historically and today. As « quetzal » jade, bright green jadeite from. Cultures, and as « kingfisher » jade, vivid green rocks from Burma became the preferred stone of post-1800 Chinese imperial scholars and rulers. And Guatemala are the principal sources of modern gem jadeite. In the area of. District of Upper Burma, jadeite formed a layer in the dark-green serpentine, and has been quarried and exported for well over a hundred years. Canada provides the major share of modern lapidary nephrite. Nephrite jade was used mostly in pre-1800. As well as in. The Pacific Coast and Atlantic Coasts of North America, Neolithic Europe, and Southeast Asia. In addition to Mesoamerica, jadeite was used by Neolithic Japanese and European cultures. One of the most intriguing aspects to these jewells is how they have survived a hundred or more years of wear and the travel through at least three continents. Another mystery is who wore them before us who will have them next……. Contact-me for all questions, it will be a pleasure to answer! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. L’item « 1 Antique Princesse Giant White Jade Delicate Bangle from Laos » est en vente depuis le dimanche 8 février 2015. Il est dans la catégorie « Bijoux, montres\Pierres précieuses, fines\Autres ». Le vendeur est « papillonyx » et est localisé à/en Perpignan. Cet article peut être livré partout dans le monde.