This hand carved nephrite jade eagle is on a agate stone base with a metal post and can spin freely. A perfect gift for those who love the outdoors. The eagle can be removed from the base. Stone & Dimensions: Nephrite Jade eagle 4.25" x 2.25" Agate base measures 2.25 x 2 x 3.5. 100% nephrite jade in its natural form. - Gift Box included - You will receive the pictured item.
How is nephrite jade carved? Nephrite jade is carved by hand using a rotating diamond blade that is kept wet with running water. Grinding the carving into shape takes long hours of patience. Once smooth, the diamond compounds buffs the jade to a high polish. Properties of nephrite jade: Nephrite jade is a tough, translucent, smooth, and cool to the touch. Jade has been credited with preventing disease and of increasing longevity. It is recognized as the gem of Alaska, the Yukon, and British Columbia.