Neolithic China


Jade Cong
These enigmatic, rectilinear tubes reveal clarity of thought and took great effort to produce. What can they mean?

Jade Cong



Working Jade
Jade is a stone that is too hard to carve—to work it, artisans slowly rub away stone with grit.

Working jade


working jade
Cut, abrade, polish. With these three actions, Chinese artisans have been refining jade for 6000 years.

Working jade