Jade (Yu in Chinese ) was regarded as beautiful stones since ancient time, which is generally classified into soft jade and hard jade,and it has long been closely associated with the ancient Chinese culture. In the Chinese people's eyes, jade has a lot of significance and meaning attached to it. In Chinese art, "jade" is an ornamental stone used in a different variety of jewelry art, figure carving and other types of sculpture and relief sculpture.Jade was prized for its hardness, musical qualities and protective qualities caused it to become associated with Chinese conceptions of the soul and immortality.
Jade articles have played amazing part in the ancient Chinese civilization and the Chinese jade culture has a long history which is over 8000 years. Jade represents good luck, peace and happiness in Chinese culture. Today, Jade is known as an great gift for couples making a mutual commitment, and for kids when they get married, furthermore, jade can protect from misfortune and bring good luck now.
No longer is jade for the exclusive use of emperors and noblemen; just about regular people has the means to wear jade. Beyond maintaining its historical role, Jade has been further developed with creativity and skill, and has become an important part of daily life. Jade remains an eternal symbol of ancient Chinese impressive civilization.