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1937. 10. 5. ~ | 보유자 인정: 1996년 2월 1일 군자의 덕(德)은 옥(玉)에 비할 수 있으니 부드럽고 따사롭고 광채가 나는 것은 인(仁)이요, 짜임새가 고르면서 굳은 것은 지(智)요, 깨끗하면서 깎이지 않음은 의(義)요, 몸에 드리워 떨어질듯함은 예(禮)요, 두들기면 그 소리가 맑고 은은하게 뻗어 슬쩍 감추는 것은 낙(樂)이다. - [예기(禮記)] [ 군자의 덕을 갖춘 옥(玉) ] 옥은 동양 문화권을 대표하는 보석이며, 사회 신분을 나타내는 장신구로도 이용되었다. 희고 부드러운 옥의 성질은 끈기와 온유, 은은함 등을 의미하였으므로 예로부터 특히 사랑받았다. 서양에서 다이아몬드를 가장 값진 것으로 생각하였던 것과 달리 동양에서는 옥을 가장 값진 것으로 생각해 왔는데, 이러한 다이아몬드와 옥에 대한 생각은 곧 서양과 동양의 미의식의 차이를 보여주기도 한다. 즉 다이아몬드는 광택을 외부로 내뿜는 적극적인 아름다움이 있는 반면, 옥은 빛을 내부로 향하여 머금고

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Gems are one of nature's ways of saying, "look how beautiful I can be", and people know it, too. For thousands of years humans have been adorning themselves with gems and jewels to stand out and wow an audience. Be it necklaces, brooches, pendants, or bracelets, precious and rare gems have long since become one

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So here I was. In the remote little city of Xiuyan, China's "Hometown of Jade". Apart from the spectacular mountains and charming rural scenery, unchanged for millenia, there was little else to distinguish the place from Fengcheng where I had departed at noon, and Zhuanghe, where I would be arriving this evening. Indeed, upon stepping off the bus and finding that the main Jade Market was closed today, I almost jumped straight in a taxi. Luckily, I've learned not to take information at face…

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RECOMMEND Genuine Jadeite Jade (Type A) 356 ct Green Texture Grinding Polished

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Jade, the "gemstone" mined from subduction zones, is really two types of metamorphic rock: nephrite and the rarer jadeitite Crystals Minerals, Rocks And Minerals, Crystals And Gemstones, Stones And Crystals, Gem Stones, Rock Collection, Beautiful Rocks, Elements Of Design, Nature

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Jadeitite | Jade, the "gemstone" mined from subduction zones, is really two types of metamorphic rock: nephrite and the rarer jadeitite (shown here). Jade is rare because it forms only along faults deep within active subduction zones. Windows have been polished on this sample to show the rock’s true colors.