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Jade Glossary


Geermu Jade is a jade mined in Geermu, Qinghai province, also known as Golmud.  It is of a high quality although it is does not have as much of the unctuous oily sheen as Xinjiang jade.


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Jadeite Jade Knowledge


The Difference Between Jade and Jadeite

Jade stone itself is a gemstone from natural. In Chinese words, “the finest of stone is Jade”. The qualities of jade stone are hard and fine, and with uniform hue and color, and beautiful crystal-like shine. Jadeite is one of the jade stone’s forms. And so a jade stone does not necessary is a Jadeite. In Chinese, Jadeite is called “Fei Cui”. And this name is come from a bird’s name. This bird has a very colorful and beauty feathers. The male bird has red feathers, and it called as “Fei” bird. The female bird has green feathers, and it called as “Cui”. In combination, they called “Fei Cui”. There has wide range of variations in color of Jadeite. The color is mostly found in white, green, red, purple, blue, yellow, black and pink. 

The Natural and different color jadeite

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Chinese Jade properties


The wise have likened jade to virtue. For them, its polish and brilliancy represent the whole of purity; its perfect compactness and extreme hardness represent the sureness of intelligence; its angles, which do not cut, although they seem sharp, represent justice; the pure and prolonged sound which it gives forth when one strikes it represents music. 

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Jade Quality Factors


Jadeite comes in a wide range of colors. The most valuable is an intense green called Imperial. - Courtesy Mason-Kay Fine Jade Jewelry.

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How to Tell if Jade Is Real


Jade is a beautiful stone that can be green, orange, or white, and is graded high, medium and low in terms of quality. If you are about to go shopping for jade or have an old piece of jade, it's good to be able to determine if you've found the real thing, or a good fake. By learning to recognize real and fake jades, as well as performing quick and simple tests, you'll be able to verify your purchases. See Step 1 for more instructions.

Part 1 of 3: Recognizing Jade

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