Record-breaking jadeite bracelet sold by Christie’s – a most sought after gemstone by Asian collectors. Photo: Christie’s Record-breaking jadeite bracelet sold by Christie’s – a most sought after gemstone by Asian collectors. Photo: Christie’s
Record-breaking jadeite bracelet sold by Christie’s – a most sought after gemstone by Asian collectors. Photo: Christie’s

Jadeite, a not so hidden gem – the bright green stones enjoying increasing international interest at Sotheby’s and Christie’s auctions

Only available from Myanmar and traditionally cherished in imperial China, where quality green gemstones were believed to be a symbol of purity, jadeite has been less well known elsewhere – until now

Topic |   High Jewellery
Record-breaking jadeite bracelet sold by Christie’s – a most sought after gemstone by Asian collectors. Photo: Christie’s Record-breaking jadeite bracelet sold by Christie’s – a most sought after gemstone by Asian collectors. Photo: Christie’s
Record-breaking jadeite bracelet sold by Christie’s – a most sought after gemstone by Asian collectors. Photo: Christie’s
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