The Western Zhou Dynasty is noted for its ritual system. The royal court has given high priority to people’s living. A thrifty and simple life is cherished by the royal families. Society is in a harmonious atmosphere. Raw jade consumption is set to the minimum since jade items are considered a luxury. The most variety of jade artifacts in the Western Zhou Dynasty is small size jades or jade plaque animals such as deer, fish, and dragon. The other major kind of jade form is a jade plaque with motifs of phoenix. The style of the carving for the Western Zhou Dynasty is noted for its single and double slant incised carving which is known as the forty-five-degree big slant carving and the technique has been discontinued after the Han dynasty. Most of the Western Zhou jade carvings are seen with mastery workmanship and streamline curves which are greatly appreciated by connoisseur collectors.