. The name Jade is derived from Spanish word for “stone of the loins” – hip stone, jade relates to two minerals jadeite or nephrite found as tough fine-grained rocks ideal for carving.
. Jade is a special stone that is believed to promote wisdom, balance, and peace. It has spiritual attributes, which are extremely distinct.
. Gemstone Physical Composition: Jade is a name that for many centuries was applied to gemstones people were bringing to Europe from China and Central America. It wasn’t until 1863 that it was realised that the term ‘Jade’ was being applied to two different minerals. Because of the difficulties in distinguishing between these two minerals, even today they are both still called Jade.
|Chemical Formula:||NaAlSi2O6 Sodium aluminium silicate (jadeite) (Mg,Fe)5(OH)2(Si4O11)2 basic calcium magnesium iron silicate (nephrite)|
|Color:||Green, white, orange, yellow, lavender, grey and black|
|Hardness :||6.5 – 7 on the Mohs scale (jadeite)
6 – 6.5 on the Mohs scale (nephrite)
|Refractive Index:|| 1.652 – 1.688 (jadeite)
1.600 – 1.627 (nephrite)
|Density:||3.30 – 3.38 (jadeite)
2.90 – 3.03 (nephrite)
|Cleavage :||Rarely observed due to lack of crystals|
|Double Refraction / Birefringence:||0.020 (jadeite) -0.027, often none (nephrite)|
|Fluorescence:||Greenish: Very weak; whitish: Glimmer; nephrite: None|
. Jade aids the body’s filtration and elimination organs. It is excellent for treating kidney problems and adrenal glands.
. To achieve self control, wearing jewelry with lavender jade can help. It will enable you to connect to and stabilize your soft, emotional side.
. Blue jade is also helpful when performing relaxation workouts.
. Jade is a symbol of serenity and purity. It signifies wisdom gathered in tranquility. It increases love and nurturing. A protective stone, Jade keeps the wearer from harm and brings harmony. Jade attracts good luck and friendship.
.Brown and yellow ,Lilac and pinkish,Light shades of white and cream , deep green.
Jade Vedic Astrology :
Birthstone: April or May.
Marriage: 12th Year.
Zodiac Sign: Leo and Pisces.
.Chakra correspondences: Soma, third eye, solar plexus, heart; varies according to color
.Physiological correspondences: Kidneys, adrenal glands, spleen, hips, skeletal and filtration systems, fluid balance
.Vibration:Earthy to high, depending on color
. Jadeite is found in Guatemala, Japan, Myanmar, and the United States. Nephrite is found in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Central Asia, China, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Myanmar, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United States, and Zimbabwe.
Jade Gemstone Quality :
. The quality of Jade gemstone depends upon its Shape, Color and Clarity.
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Jade Gemstone price :
. In general, the value of jade is determined according to its colour and the intensity of that colour, the vivacity and texture, and its clarity and transparency. Likings for particular colours vary very considerably from region to region and culture to culture.
. Jade is esteemed as a protective amulet that assures a long life and also a peaceful and calm death.
. Jade is a Stone of Peace which balances the nerves and also soothes the cardiac rhythm.
.Symbolic energy and beauty, the traditional and the modern are combined in jade in a particularly harmonious way.
. Jade is accepted as the best talisman that heals the guilt feel. It treats the pathological normality that is the excess desire that is required to adapt according to a group.