Nephrite sentence example
- For centuries Khotan was famous for jade or nephrite, a semi-precious stone greatly esteemed by the Chinese for making small fancy boxes, bottles and cups, mouthpieces for pipes, bracelets, &c. The stone is still exported to China.
- This double-sided carved nephrite jade screen dates from late 18th to early 19th century China.
- nephrite jade screen dates from late 18th to early 19th century China.
- In fact, some experts have trouble distinguishing between nephrite jade and Soo Chow jade.