a very fine texture nephrite jade is carved as a cabbage, the jade has very whitish colour and fatty texture. nephrite is also called white jade in the trade.
A nephrite ornament is carved as cabbage, which is meant to bring wealth to the collector. cabbage represents 发财 in Chinese.
a well carved Chinese cabbage jade pendant has very vivid green and good translucency. Chinese cabbage symbolises for good wealth (发财)