Friday, December 23, 2011

Fairy Tale - Part III

Another hand carved piece of jade called old jade.According to Wikipedia the term "Ancient Old Jade" is a type of jade described and defined by the Chinese as a semi-translucent precious stone that is harder than other stones, with a shiny surface, feeling both smooth and heavy, and having a distinct sound when knocked on. So this stone is a replica of famous Qing Dynasty carvings (1644-1911) and represents a phoenix and a butterfly...