Top 4 Jadeite Jewellery Designers in Asia
In China, a pierced jade disk symbolized heaven, and many ancient carvings invoked the powers of the mystic forces of heaven and earth in life and death. Hence, it was a common practice for the Han dynasty royalty to bury themselves in nephrite jade burial suits. Jadeite is one of two forms of mined jade, the other being nephrite, but it is the more valuable of the two. If you enjoy crafting with jewellery or just looking at the artistic genius of human creativity, this Robb Report on some of the top Asian jadeite designers (Zhaoyi, Edward Chiu Jewellery Art, Choo Yilin Artisan Jewellery, and Yewn) gives us some idea of the exquisite and innovative creations that they had produced. The styles are very different and each design agency has its own aesthetic approach to the craft. The stone is particularly sort after in Asia, especially among the Chinese, which has sustained interests in these decorative arts. Forget about money, just appreciate the elegance of each piece.
The Robb Report has listed each design house at the bottom of their respective writeup. However, the website’s link for Yewn has been removed, but here it is: http://www.yewn.com/
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