of This Gemstone:
Gemstone species: Natural Jade
Color: assorted colors
Cut: Round Cabochon, center Drilled to wear
Carat weight: 17.0 cts (nom)
Measurements: 22 mm
Country of origin: Mandaly
Common Terms Used and Meanings
||Nothing visible under a loupe (10X
||Extra Fine Quality. These gems have microscopic
inclusions which are difficult to slightly difficult to
see under a loupe with 10x magnification.
||Very Fine Quality. Small pin-pricks are just visible
to the scrutiny of the close naked eye. However, the
beauty of the gem is not diminished in anyway.
||Good Quality. These gems have inclusions which are
fairly easy to see to the close naked eye. However, the
overall beauty of the gem is still high.
||Good to Medium-High Quality. These gems have
inclusions which are fairly easy to see under the close
naked eye. These inclusions are usually not really
visible at an arm's length.
||Medium to the lower qualities. Included gems with
internal features that range from eye visible to very
easily seen to the naked eye.
Jade is universally thought to bring good fortune
and longevity. Chinese reveres the Jade. The
Chinese believe that jade symbolized the five highest virtues: benignity,
immutability and purity.
Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest consider
Jade an important gemstone of wisdom, long
life and luck.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Jade:
Fidelity, dreams, realization of potential, peace,
accord, resourcefulness, accomplishment.
Detailed Info on the healing powers of Jade
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than one stone that look similar. In this case, the picture will be similar to the
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