A set of white Jade with brass rings

© Tang West Market Museum

This set has a total of 11 pieces, Yuntou style, with a round ring on the top, and some copper-style rings consisting of brass nails at the bottom. The turnover part of the ring is wider and could have been used for fastening and hanging. 

The jade is white with some green shading, it is translucent and delicate, and is representative of the top quality jade of Hetian grade.


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