Mostly green in color, the name jade is used to refer two different stones called Jadeite and Nephrite. It was not until 1863 difference between these two gems was identified. Nephrite is the most common type of jade found bracelet mottled spinach green.Healing properties Jadeite heals any internal disorders, strengthens the body, protects from fatigue, extends lifespan. Pink Jadeite strengthens cardiac muscle, the white one improves immunity, and the green Jadeite has a beneficial effect on kidneys' functionality. Magical properties In the East they believed in mystical force of this stone. Goods from Jadeite which are in immediate proximity to the person, were believed to protect and benefit him. After a grave accident, Jadeite would be found broken, protecting life and health of the wearer.
Jadeite was considered as the predecessor of all gemstones, symbolizing five main virtues: mercy, modesty, courage, valor and wisdom. Jade is an ancient symbol of love and virtue. Jadeite is the rarer of the two varieties of jade, and as a result it is more precious. The most valuable variety of jade is a striking and even emerald green jadeite, known as "imperial jade". Jade is an umbrella term that encompasses a variety of gemstones, but the only pure forms of jade are jadeite and nephrite.
The history of jade goes back several thousand years when jade was first used to make weapons and tools because of its toughness. The Mayans and Aztecs regarded jade highly and the name "jade" originates from the Spanish "piedra de ijada", meaning "stone for the pain in the side". It was named in this way after Spanish explorers saw natives of Central America holding pieces of jade to their sides, believing that it could cure ills.The Chinese refer to jade as "yu", which means "heavenly" or "imperial". Therefore, it is considered to be the imperial gem in Chinese culture.
In China, jade was found in the tombs of Shang kings. Jade is listed as the Mystical birthstone for the month of March and the birthstone for the Sun Sign Virgo.
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