Chinese "river jade" natural color honey and "hong" red veins throughout. Size is 54.5mm inside diameter, 12mm wide. "Hong" is Chinese red color, related to the heart meridian, related to love and compassion. Nicely polished. This is the kind of jade Chinese people who live in the northeast areas of China like to wear.
Chinese river jade is natural color. The color comes from minerals in the river where the jade is mined. It is called "China's National Jade" and used exclusively by Chinese people until jadeite was introduced in the 19th century. (Also known as nephrite) It is used in Chinese medicine for health, and often worn by Chinese people as "medicine" for the healing qi energy. The jade is purchased by YYJ jade carver in China and made exclusively for YYJ.