Hpakan jadeite-jade mines, Burma

Jadeite jade necklace from northern Burma

Posted 08/31/2011  /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Major jadeite-jade producing region around the town of Hpakan in northern Burma.  

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Meso-American jade

Posted 08/26/2011  /   By SSEF  /  0 Comments

Main mining area of Meso-American jadeite jade in Guatemala. Especially important as a historical site already in pre-Colombian Meso-American high-cultures (Olmec, Aztec, Mayas)  

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