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05/31/2013

PHOTOS: Inside a Chinese jade factory

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A general view of jade products at the Zhenping Stone Factory on May 26 in Shifosi town of Henan province, China. Zhenping is one of the 14 counties in Shifosi town, which is the biggest jade culture and creative industry centre in the world. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

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About 50,000 people in the town are engaged in jade industry. More than one billion jade products made in Shifosi are sold all over the world every year. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images) Jade4

A general view of small jade at the Shifoshi early market on May 27.(Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

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A worker polishes a stone at the Zhenping Stone Factory. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

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