Jade’ s name comes from the Spanish name «piedra de ijada» (stone of therapy) because they believed that it cured of kidney stones. Jade is the term applied to forms of jadeite and nephrite. These minerals are similar in appearance and a distinction between the two often is not made. Jade is a 6.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness.Its colors range from translucent white to dark yellow or shades of green to light brown and gray sometimes. Jade is located mainly in Canada, China, New Zealand, Myanmar (variety imperial jade), Russia, Mexico, Central and South America. It had been used for making jewelery, decorations and religious utensils. Tools from jadeite that have been foumd are dated from the Neolithic era. Jadeite was also well known to the Mayans and Aztecs . It was a symbol of state power in China, it was worth more than gold and was called ” the stone of the Emperor .”
Jade, according to tradition, attracts good luck and friendship. It stabilizes the personality and promotes self-sufficiency. It soothes the mind, releasing negative thoughts. It attracts good luck and friendship.Green Jade calms the nervous system and channels passion in a constructive way. It can also be used to bring harmony in dysfunctional relationships. Yellow Jade energizes and activates, bringing joy and happiness.
Zodiac: Libra, Pisces.