Jade Carving Center
Jade Factory, Beijing, P.R. China
The Jade Carving Center in Beijing (also known as the Jade Factory) is located in Beijing, China, along the way to visit the Ming Tombs and the Great Wall of China sections nearest Beijing. This government owned facility might be considered by some to be a "tourist trap", but in reality it is actually a really interesting place to visit. You can watch jade artisans actually carving jade, as well as learn from a jade expert how to tell the difference between real and fake jade, as well as the differences in quality and what to look for when buying jade. Some of the items on display and those that are for sale are truly amazing examples of the art of carving jade. Some are small and exquisite while others are enormous in size, but all have an incredible attention to detail that make the Jade Carving Center well worth a stop on the way to visit the Ming Tombs and the Great Wall of China.
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