Jade

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Jade

Jade: Frequently Asked Questions

AT THE MOMENT, MOST OF OUR JADE IS OUT OF STOCK AND MAY NOT BE RE-STOCKED IN THE NEAR FUTURE. WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO FUFILL ANY ORDERS PLACED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, BUT DO NOT BE SURPRISED IF YOUR JEWELRY IS NOT AVAILABLE. SOME JADE DESIGNS WILL BE INDEFINATELY REMOVED FROM OUR SITE. WE ARE WORKING HARD TO DETERMINE WHICH DESIGNS AND SIZES ARE STILL AVAILABLE TO US AND THIS SITUATION WILL BE RECTIFIED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

We do not accept any organic jewelry (jade) back unless jewelry is damaged in shipping or there is an error on our part with your order.


· There have been materials that have aided in the cultural development of humankind. Nephrite Jade is a stone that has helped create who we are today. Nephrite can hold an edge, therefore it was used to create tools, weapons, and jewelry, as well as build houses and boats. Some tools date as far back as 3000bc. There are 500 different stones sold as Jade worldwide, but only two actually hold the title as Jade: Nephrite and Jadeite. They both carry beauty and cultural appreciation. Nephrite is of the amphibole mineral group and is the historical Jade. jadeite is of the pyroxene mineral group, named by Alexis Damour in 1863.

· Nephrite is a silicate of calcium and magnesium. It is made of fibrous strands, much like wood, the veins in leaves, or vegetation. Nephrite is found in a variety of colors: green, white, black, brown, yellow, and lavender.

· Jadeite is a silicate of sodium and aluminum. It is crystaline in nature and made of tiny crystals pressed together like marble or granite. Jadeite is found in a variety of colors: green, white, black, brown, yellow, lavender, and red.

Origins Of Our Materials

· Green Nephrite Jade: mined in Canada

· Black Nephrite Jade: mined in Australia

· White Nephrite Jade: mined in Siberia

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