The precious stone Jade has worked out its name from the Spanish utterance "piedra de ijada". It is a standard expression that has been utilized for 2 gems specifically to mention, nephrite and jadeite. These 2 gems are referred as "zhen yu" that means "authentic jade" in China. Since Jadeite is not lavishly found it is considered more precious than nephrite. The expensive Jade-Jadeite is hauled out in the countries like China, Russia and Guatemala. But the most excellent eminence of this precious stone comes from Burma. The beautiful Jade precious stones are sliced in various slice centers located in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Canton. In the procedure of building this gemstone, diamond dust and carborundum is used. The gem jadeite predicts diverse types of shades like green, white, pink, reds, blacks, browns and violets. Both nephrite and jadeite are solid, closely structured grains but they completely diverge in ensigns
In previous times, Jade was measured to be a mineral of mental peace, love and concord in African region of Egypt. The stone is being expansively utilized for curing kidney associated issues. Due to this attribute, this prized gemstone is also recognized as "lapis nephriticus". The shades are suitably disseminated in superior quality jades. Most frequently it is seen that Jade comprise streaks and blotches on it but in the present days this is not trashed as flaws. In various parts of the world this precious stone is considered as a shielding stone for its compound advantageous reasons. The implication of this mineral has not only been constrained to the aficionados but has broadened right through the world.
Other names :
Jadeite : Agate verdātre, Feitsui, Jadeit, Jadeita, Natronjadeit, Yunnan Jade, Yu-stone, Sinkiang jade.
Nephrite : Aotea, Axe-stone, B.C. Jade, Beilstein, British Columbian Jade, Canadian Jade, Dushan Jade, Nanyang Jade, Du Jade, Henan Yu, Grave Jade, Kidney Stone, Lapis Nephriticus, Nephrit, Nephrita, Nephrite (of Werner), New Zealand Greenstone, New Zealand Jade, Siberian Jade, Spinach Jade, Talcum Nephriticus, Tomb Jade.