Three Brothers Dig Up Family Tomb And Find Imperial Treasures.

Three brothers with the surname Zhang live in a small village in Shanxi, they were tasked with moving a family tomb after they were told a motorway will be built on the land.

The three brothers decided to relocate the tomb but first had to dig it out, after many days digging they finally reached the tomb. They had no idea the tomb was so big as it had been buried a long time.

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Chinese Antique Dealers Putting Jade Into Live Sheep For Three Years To Fake Rare Blood Jade

The demand for blood-red jade is huge in China, produced in the snow covered plateau of Tibet.

Due to its rarity and price antique dealers in China are using ordinary jade to stuff into the living body of sheep, for three years the jade is left inside the sheep to soak in the animals blood, after three years the jade is removed and has obtained the exact blood-red colour jade buyers are desperate to buy.

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Wife Leaves Husband Who Racks Up Huge Debt To Buy Chicken Blood Stone

Wife Leaves Husband Who Racks Up Huge Debt To Buy Chicken Blood Stone

Mr Huang from Anhui in China, collected blood chicken blood soapstones for many years.

Chicken blood stone in China is very highly prized, in ancient times the stone was used by the elite to make seals, the stone is rare and out put was small. Owing a piece of chicken blood stone is a huge status symbol during the Ming and Qing dynasties.

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Chinese Farmer Finds Tang Dynasty Gold Bars In A Cave

The rules in China regarding cultural relics are pretty simple, all cultural relics found in the ground are state owned and anyone finding any such items should immediately report them to the authorities. Under no circumstances are you allowed to sell them.

However, many people do not understand the laws when it comes to cultural relics.

As farmer in Shanxi was about to find out the hard way. For years the farmer had been cutting wood in the same spot, he had noticed a small cave opening many times and thought it was simply a natural opening at the base of a cliff. One day he was chopping wood and as the sun was rising he could see the cave was much deeper than he had always thought.

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Junyao Bowl Used As An Ashtray Swapped For Two Packs Of Cigarettes Sold For 1.8 Million Yuan

Junyao Bowl Used As An Ashtray Swapped For Two Packs Of Cigarettes Sold For 1.8 Million Yuan

An old Chinese farmer dug up an old pot and took it home and used it as an ashtray. The old farmer had been using the pot as an ashtray for three years until one day a man named Luo Jun who collects antiques and who used to work in the Cultural Relic Bureau when he was younger was out and about in the countryside searching for antiques to buy and happened to call at the old man’s house to ask for water.

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A Chinese Man Inherits His British Aunts Huge Chinese Antique Collection Worth Billions.

A Chinese Man Inherits His British Aunts Huge Chinese Antique Collection Worth Billions.

Zhao Tailai, who was born in Dongguan got the windfall of a lifetime when his aunt died and apparently left him thousands of Chinese antiques hidden in her British cellar worth billions.

Zhao Tailai came from a distinguished family, his grandfather was a famous diplomat and statesman “Wu Tingfang”. Wu Tingfang used to be Zeng Guofan’s legal adviser, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs during the Republic of China.

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Farmer Pulls Entire Village Out Of Poverty Creating Fake Antiques

An old farmer in China has made his fortune creating fake Chinese antiques and shipping them overseas. He employed all 800 people in his village to help, in doing so he has managed to lift the full village out of poverty.

The farmer’s name is Fang Xingqing, from Yanyunjian, Luoyang. Born in the 1950s, he was raised as a farmer like his ancestors before him. The whole village has relied on farming for many years for their livelihood and have suffered financially due to the drop in income from farming.

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Cultural Relics Bureau In Beijing Offers Old Man 10,000 Yuan For Painting – He Sells It For 20 Million Yuan.

Cultural Relics Bureau In Beijing Offers Old Man 10,000 Yuan For Painting - He Sells It For 20 Million Yuan.

A painting believed to have been painted by the famous Northern Song Dynasty artist Zhang Xian has been sold for 20 Million Yuan.

The owner believes the painting was cared for by Puyi within the walls of the forbidden city, the painting was then passed to Puyi’s personal body guard for safe keeping during the troubles at that time.

The painting was believed to have then been passed down through the generations to the current owner.

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