The jade in Shuowen Jiezi is "the beauty of stone, the jade is also"; "Cihai" defines jade as "the beautiful stone with warmth and luster"; "Wen Fu" says: "the stone is jade and the mountain is bright, the water is pearl and the river is beautiful". It can be seen from this that jade is like lips and teeth, and jade is like green leaves and red flowers. Only when they are integrated can they have the stable quality of jade, which is undoubtedly the case with jade. Original jade, as the name implies, refers to jade that has not been processed and carved. The so-called jade that is not carved can't be made into an artifact. The stone that contains jade and the jade that contains stone can only become an amazing artifact after being meticulously carved. Many people are keen to collect jade stones, especially because jade stones are like a piece of white paper, or heavy ink or light description, or meticulous fine painting or simple sketch, or pine and cypress's ambition or flowers and birds' love, or landscape painting or exaggerating romance, all follow the master's requirements. In terms of collection, the choice of yuyuanshi is obviously more free than the birth of the child. This requires not only collectors to have a heart of love for art, but also a pair of insight into the past and the present. They can see the market trend in a timely manner and judge the situation. They can also recognize that the material is excellent and should be sold when it is time to do so. As the natural color of the original stone is more and more popular today, any seemingly ordinary jade can be transformed into priceless treasure in the future. Only when we understand the jade culture, we also know that the quality of jade is generally judged from the five aspects of texture, hardness, transparency, proportion and color. Only when we carefully select and decisively make decisions can we make the collection in our hands Value for money and keep appreciating.
Hetian jade, ancient Kunlun jade, commonly known as real jade, soft jade variety, high-grade jade in the jade, one of the candidate jade in China, is characterized by warmth and oiliness. It has a long history of at least 3000 years in China. It is a precious heritage and art treasure in the cultural treasure house of the Chinese nation, with a profound cultural heritage. Good Hetian jade raw stones are all refined in shape, whiteness, moistening degree and skin color, such as lanolin white jade, Tangqing white jade, blue and white ink jade, etc. it is an incomparable masterpiece without decoration and carving, and it is even more beautiful after meticulous carving. Compared with other original jade stones, Hetian jade stone has a longer history, a deeper cultural heritage and a higher grade. It is unique and spiritual. It symbolizes the status and taste. It is a non renewable resource with a small amount of existence. In the collection and investment market where "rare is precious", it is rare. It has not been fixed yet and can be carved and designed according to the requirements of the holder The unique artistic and aesthetic effect of the transferor is presented. There is value-added space because it has not been endowed with humanistic value, so the collection price is relatively low but the appreciation space is immeasurable. Therefore, in the collection field, choosing a Hetian jade raw stone is undoubtedly a "collection" that can appreciate in value at any time.
As a work of nature, Hotan jade has its own natural beauty. Everyone returns to the natural world. Good jade doesn't need to be carved. This is the creation of nature, which is more attractive than human creation. It has great investment value, collection value and ornamental value.
The fashion of advocating Hetian jade reached its peak in the Qing Dynasty, especially in Qianlong period. The "great Yu's water control map of Yushan" carved by Qianlong was one of the largest jade carving crafts in the world, which used the most materials, had the largest shape, had the longest journey, and cost the most. Qianlong spent a lot of money to collect huge jade materials from Xinjiang, which is thousands of miles away from Beijing. He spared no effort in manpower and financial resources to transport them to the mainland. It took him three years to gather all kinds of craftsmen in Yangzhou. It took him seven years to complete the carving“ From the mining to the final completion of Yushan, there is no accurate data for the man hour and cost. However, it is roughly estimated that at least hundreds of thousands of manpower and silver are consumed.
In March 2017, a gold skin and Hetian jade seed material raw stone was sold at 3.45 million. In the same year, Beijing Poly Auction Company sold 6.55 million raw stone of Hetian jade seed material. On November 3,2014, the first large-scale Hetian jade raw materials auction ended in Beijing, with the total auction turnover of about 14.5 million yuan. A person in charge of the Hangzhou art transaction said that the Xinjiang Hetian jade seed material special auction turnover exceeded their expectations. Recently, the auction of Xinjiang Hetian jade in the domestic auction industry is no less prosperous than painting and calligraphy, Xinjiang Hetian jade has ushered in a new round of price rise tide, compared with before, the price of different levels of Hetian jade rose by 1 to 3 times. At present, the best Hetian sheepskin jade seed material on the market can be called thousands of yuan or even tens of thousands of yuan per gram, much more expensive than gold. This Hetian jade Yuan stone whether its own collection or investment prospect is very broad, the market form is a good, in recent years good Hetian jade rise is amazing, but also reflects the Hetian jade as an "antique" due value!