Vintage Chinese 14K Gold A Grade White & Green JADEITE Jade Pendant Natural "A" Grade Mottled Opaque Off White & green 4 mm's wide. PERFECT 32.5 GRAMS 2 1/4 INCHES LONG. Carved as a Double Sided Flat Round Disk. Jadeite, Mounted with a Custom 14K Yellow Gold Pendant & Bale, marked " 14K 585 ". Accented with 6 oval different Carved Jadeite Jade, ranging approx 8 mm's each.
Natural Jadeite Jade - No Dye or Polymer Detected -' A' Jade. Jade, a gemstone is semiprecious but it is valued the most in China. It is ranked above all types of rare gemstones and metals by the Chinese. 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. 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. Jade is the term applied to forms of jadeite and nephrite. These minerals are similar in appearance and a distinction between the two often was not made. But, because of its more intense color and translucency, jadeite now brings higher prices and is thought to be the true jade. The most valuable form of jade is known as imperial jade.
Jades also appear in mottled green and white, and the rarer colors of yellow, pink, purple, and black. The range of greens are light to dark, creamy, grayish, and also white. A leek green variety called "Russian Jade" is found near Lake Baikal in Russi. The item "RARE ESTATE Vintage 14k Gold A Grade White Green Jadeite Jade Pendant CHINESE" is in sale since Monday, April 30, 2018.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Gemstone". The seller is "4744366" and is located in Andover, Massachusetts.
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