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The History of Lapidary

…but the principals upon which this work was performed are still with us. The use of jade and jade look-alikes were prevalent. Materials like…

Maw Sit Sit Guide

…to nephrite). Although this material does contain some variable amount of jadeite, it’s not a variety of jadeite. Typically, kosmochlor…

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