Jade (Jadeite)

Jadeite can be found in a wide range of colour, from green, yellow, orange, grey to purple/lavender. Jadeite is one of the few gems that can be made into rings or bracelets without the support of a metal mount. 

The ancient Aztecs believed Jadeite had the power to relieve pain in ones side.  Jadeite also represents good luck and success.

Sources: Guatemala, Burma (Myanmar), Russia, USA.

Hardness: Jadeite ranges 6.5-7 on Mohs scale.

Toughness: Exceptional.

To view our collection of jade jewellery please visit our Capel Street store.