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Jade

Jade has been highly valued by humans for over 7,000 years. Considered a symbol of nobility and perfection by the Chinese, Jade was often carved into religious and mystical symbols. Jade was also used by ancient Central American cultures and was more highly valued than gold. The popularity of Jade in the Americas drastically decreased with the Spanish conquest. The term Jade encompasses two separate species of Jade: Jadeite and Nephrite. Jadeite being the rarer of the two stones is quite expensive. Jade's color is determined by the amount of iron within the stone. Low iron levels produce colors such as white and light grey, while higher level of iron result in darker reds, greys, and greens. Also, don't miss our great selection of jade pendants!

Item Details:

Jade Carved Barrel Carved Red 13x18mm
Picture of JD320-R, Jade Carved Barrel Carved Red 13x18mm
JD320-R

1 PC $2.55 ($2.55 per PC)

3 PC $5.75 ($1.92 per PC)

15 PC $23.00 ($1.53 per PC)

30 PC $44.25 ($1.48 per PC)

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Shape: Carved Jade
Size: Barrels and Tubes
Finish: 13x18mm
Material: Jade
Made in: China
Description: Jade has been highly valued by humans for over 7,000 years. Considered a symbol of nobility and perfection by the Chinese, Jade was often carved into religious and mystical symbols. Jade was also used by ancient Central American cultures and was more highly valued than gold. The popularity of Jade in the Americas drastically decreased with the Spanish conquest. The term Jade encompasses two separate species of Jade: Jadeite and Nephrite. Jadeite being the rarer of the two stones is quite expensive. Jade's color is determined by the amount of iron within the stone. Low iron levels produce colors such as white and light grey, while higher level of iron result in darker reds, greys, and greens.
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