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Infographic: The History of Jade, the Emperor’s Stone

Posted with permission of Visual Capitalist | September 17, 2015

It’s one of those minerals with an allure that transcends its practical functions. As a Chinese proverb says: Gold has a price; jade is priceless. The Visual Capitalist team put their talents to work evoking jade’s history and its mystique as a stone revered in China for its ability to complement status, spirituality, purity and health. Through the infographic we learn about the different types of jade and their uses, how jade is valued and its unique geological properties. After 9,000 years of use in China, jade retains its practical and ethereal attractions.

Infographic: The History of Jade, the Emperor’s Stone

Posted with permission of Visual Capitalist.

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