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Yangzhou: A museum all about jade

06-25-2010 09:09 BJT

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For Chinese, gold may have a price, but there is no price for jade. It's so valuable that it can't be judged by a certain amount of money.

And there are so many legends and stories to tell when talking about jade. If you want to know more about the jade culture in China, we've got just the place for you to visit.

China's first national-level museum of jade will open soon in picturesque Yangzhou. The original Yangzhou Jade ware Museum has been upgraded to the national level for holding the best of the country's jade in both soft and hard wares.

Masters of jade carving from around China will bring their handicrafts to display in Yangzhou next month.

The museum covers an area of nearly 3,000 square meters, and offers space for three separate exhibition areas all dedicated to jade.

There will be ancient jade relics, modern masterpieces, and exhibits on the craftsmanship of jade.

One of the exhibits of China's first national-level museum 
One of the exhibits of China's first national-level
museum 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CCTV.com

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