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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!

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Yellow Jade Chips 36 Inch Strand
Picture of 99ST406-Y, Yellow Jade Chips 36 Inch Strand
99ST406-Y

1 ST $1.95 ($1.95 per ST)

2 ST $2.90 ($1.45 per ST)

10 ST $11.85 ($1.19 per ST)

30 ST $34.15 ($1.14 per ST)

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Jade Carved Barrel Carved Red 13x18mm
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JD320-R

1 PC $2.25 ($2.25 per PC)

2 PC $3.75 ($1.88 per PC)

8 PC $12.30 ($1.54 per PC)

24 PC $35.40 ($1.47 per PC)

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Pink Green Candy Jade Coin 16mm 22 Piece Per Strand
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ST5235-C

3 PC $3.40 ($1.13 per PC)

6 PC $5.10 ($0.85 per PC)

22 PC $10.95 ($0.50 per PC)

66 PC $31.55 ($0.48 per PC)

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