Collection Name: Hetian Jade Belt Button Collection Category: Jade
Collection Price: RMB Negotiated Collection Specification: Weight 71 g, Diameter 65 mm, Plate thickness 14 mm excluding buckles
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Hetian Jade is one of the four famous Chinese Jades (the third is Lantian Jade of Shaanxi Province, Xiuyu of Liaoning Province and Dushan Jade of Henan Province). The traditional narrow sense category refers to the jade produced in Hetian area of Xinjiang, which is famous for its "sub-material" and the broad sense of Hetian jade refers to nephrite (genuine jade). Although Hetian Jade is named after Hetian in Xinjiang, it is not a regional concept in itself. It does not refer specifically to the jade produced in Hetian in Xinjiang, but is the name of a class of products.
Because of its very fine grain size, so the texture is very delicate, is what the ancients called "meticulous and chestnut", for other jade is inferior. Warm and moist. That is to say, it has greasy luster and gives people a feeling of moistening and softening. Ancient people called it "warm and lustrous". Sheep fat jade is famous for its moistening like sheep fat. Moderate transparency. That is, "good water head", for the micro-transparent. The carved jade looks very watery and lively. There are very few impurities. Some reached the level of flawless, and inside and outside consistent, is what the ancients called "flaws do not conceal yoga, Yoga do not conceal flaws", or "gills from outside, you can know".
Compared with nephrite from other regions at home and abroad, Hetian Jade has more tones and has its own series. The color of tremolite jade in the world is basically white, cyan, yellow, black and blue (green), and there are some intermediate transitional colors. Because of the low iron content, Hetian jade is basically the first four colors, while the tremolite jade in ultramafic rock has a higher iron content, which is basically green, namely jasper. According to the color, Hetian jade can be divided into four categories: white, sapphire, Topaz and ink. The market price of Hetian Jade has been growing steadily, with high emergency value and collection value.