How Does Alaskan Jade Differ From Chinese Jade?

Answer Alaskan jade is one of many types of green rock bearing the sometimes misleading title of jade. As a gemstone, jade is broadly separated into two distinct classes: jadeite, which is the Chinese for... Read More »

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How to Buy Jade?

Good fortune is reputed to accompany jade, but not even buying directly from markets in jade's native home of Asia can guarantee quality stones. Many sellers are marketing stones that have been pro... Read More »

What is imperial jade?

Imperial jade is a valuable, naturally occurring mineral that has been used for centuries in expensive jewelry and carvings. Imperial jade is considered the most valuable type of jade.FeaturesImper... Read More »

About Jade Jewelry?

Jade is a precious stone that is often used to make jewelry, particularly in eastern Asian nations like China and Burma. Jade jewelry is often made in Asia because a lot of Asian cultures believe t... Read More »

What is the origin of the name Jade?

The name Jade is both a female and male name and is of English origin. It means "precious stone." Jade is derived from the Spanish phrase "piedra de ijada," meaning "stone of the flank." The name J... Read More »