Description- This impressive seven-color serpentine vase is stunning. Talk about a show piece! Seven-color (7-color) serpentine vases are sometime called, serpentine jade, rainbow jade or jadestone. They are actually comprised of serpentine and actinolite in parent matrix. This vase was hand-carved from one piece of serpentine. Once carved, a coating is applied then the vase is heated to harden the coating and bring out the color of the layers.
Location- mined and crafted in Taiwan
Please see a video on the carving of the vases here.
We also have a video of the vase here.
Weight - unknown
Measurements- This vase measures 2 feet tall and 22 inches in diameter at the widest point. The rim is 8" across. The base gives it an extra 10 inches in height.