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Jade Buying Guide

…that the material is natural. Jadeite or Nephrite? As a gemstone, jade can be one of two minerals: jadeite or nephrite. While both are jade, there…

Jade Color Trade Names

…California Jade Vesuvianite Indian jade Aventurine (quartz) Korean jade Serpentine Mexican jade Artificially tinted green marble Queensland…

Jade Engagement Ring Guide

…the treatments they receive: “A” Jade Natural, untreated jade (jadeite or nephrite); wax coating acceptable “B”…

Identifying Jade Treatments

…or Nephrite? A, B, and C Jade Bleach and Polymer Treatment: “B” Jade Detecting B Jade Unconventional and Destructive Tests Dye…

Jade Symbolism

jadeite. White nephrite snuff bottle with jadeite top, Lilah Perry Collection, Fox’s of St Francis. Photo © Joel E. Arem, PhD,…

Jade Toughness and Care

…still treat any jade pieces with care. Avoid using any harsh chemicals to clean jade. Jade is sensitive to warm acids. Remove any jade jewelry…

Turkish Purple Jade Jewelry

jade (specifically jadeite) or a rock, since the concentration of jadeite in this material measures between 40% and 60%. Given that…

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