Open work carving style in Chinese antique jade

 

Open work carving in Chinese jade fully exhibit the fantastic skill of Chinese jade carvers who dedicated his time and effort to the hard work. In the era before Spring Autumn period, jade is precious and only royal families can own it. The jade carvers only play the role of workers. They must be responsible for the completion of the carving and make sure no accident to damage the work. In case of accidents, they will be punished even pay for their life. Today when we appreciate a jade work, we must be sincere and pay respect to jade in addition to enjoyment.

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