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Tuesday
Oct122004

Why Jade Part 2 - River Jade Pebbles

H.Giess
Fall 2004

A collection of natural River Jade pebbles from the Eastern Sayan and Vitim watersheds in Siberia and from the Kun Lun Rivers in Xinjiang, China


The famous answer by Confucious on the question: ....Why is Jade appreciated? engraved in Chinese Seal script on BC Polar Jade


Greenish River Jade pebble with brown stains from Siberia (East Sayan?) 4,2Kg - 245mm


White River Jade pebble with brown stains from Siberia (Vitim)
2,1Kg - 175mm


White River Jade pebble with dark brown crust from Siberia (Vitim)
0.7Kg - 155mm


“Lychee flesh” White Jade interior of above pebble with Chinese Motive carving
”Sage meditating under a Pine tree”


Translucent White River Jade pebble with russet crust from Siberia (Vitim)
0.2Kg - 80mm


Milky Green Jade pebble with black inclusions and brown staining from Siberia (Onot River)
0.2Kg - 80mm (hand made?)


Greenish White River Jade pebble with brown stains form Siberia (Vitim?)
0.5Kg – 95mm


Translucent White River Jade pebble with russet crust from Siberia (Vitim)
0.9Kg - 130mm


Translucent White River Jade pebble with russet crust from Siberia (Vitim)
0.2Kg - 110mm


Milky Green River Jade pebble with brown crust from Siberia (East Sayans?)
0.9Kg – 155mm


Translucent White River Jade pebble with russet stained fractures from China (Xinjiang)
0.2Kg - 95mm


Translucent Gray White River Jade pebble with russet stained fractures from China (Xinjiang)
1.1Kg - 120mm


Translucent Grayish White River Jade pebble with russet and black stains and opaque (weathered?) section from China (Xinjiang)
0.7Kg - 115mm


Translucent Grayish River Jade pebble with russet and black stains from China (Xinjiang)
3.4Kg - 215mm


Milky White River Jade pebble with russet stains from China (Xinjiang)
0.1Kg - 65mm


Translucent Grayish White River Jade pebble with russet stains from China (Xinjiang)
1.4Kg - 175mm


Translucent Grayish White River Jade pebble with russet stains from China (Xinjiang)
0.9Kg - 140mm


Milky White River Jade pebble with russet stains from China (Xinjiang)
0.2Kg - 105mm


Translucent White River Jade pebble with russet stains from China (Xinjiang)
0.2Kg - 90mm


Translucent Grayish White River Jade pebble with russet stains from China (Xinjiang)
0.4Kg - 105mm


Translucent Grayish White River Jade pebble with russet stains from China (Xinjiang)
0.3Kg - 100mm


Translucent Grayish White River Jade pebble with russet stains from China (Xinjiang)
0.2Kg - 105mm


White River Jade pebbles from Xinjiang (Kun Lun rivers)
Thin russet staining of fractures


White River Jade pebbles from Siberia (Vitim rivershed)
Heavy russet crust

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Reader Comments (2)

such beautiful eye-candy to help pass a snowy day
December 15, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterdan beck
One can find many beautiful white nephrite pebbles such as these here in Washington State. I've gathered many of these luxurious stones in the creek that runs through my backyard!
December 13, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterChris Hill

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