Jade- What is it?
Jade is a mineral used by various cultures in the East and West for jewelry and ornaments. It is mostly known for its green varieties although various colours can be found.
The following are a list of colours.
Imperial Green Jade
Jade can refer to either of two different silicate minerals: nephrite (a silicate of calcium and magnesium in the amphibole group of minerals), or jadeite (a silicate of sodium and aluminium in the pyroxene group of minerals).
Jade can be found in countries such as Myanmar, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Taiwan, Guyana, Surinam, Southern Europe, Russia and China
Jade is historically known in China as a gem and status symbol, however, it is mostly nephrite that they produce. Jadite from Myanmar only makes it way into China in the 1800s.
Jadite is well known to come from Myanmar, comprising upward of 70% of world supply, however, various countries also produces Jadite such as Guatemala.
What are the common believes regarding Jade?
It is widely believed that wearing a jade will boost one’s positive energy and that it dispels negative energy from the surroundings or any persons they encounter.
When the jade jewelry broke suddenly, it is believed that it has protected the owner and averted a misfortune or ill-fated event.
Jade is also one of the most popular gemstones that is believed to bring good luck to its owner.
Besides that, jade also has a protective energy that can guard against the evil. That’s the reason Feng Shui ornaments, like “PiXiu” are made of jade.
What Are The Uses For Jade?
Jade is believed by some to carry powerful energies that aid in physical and emotional healing and have been used for centuries for these purposes.
The healing properties of jade supports happiness and harmony in relationships, family, and work. It produces a relaxed for the person wearing it and creates a state of well-being.
It is also believed to promote abundance both physically and mentally.
Jade is also connected with nobility. Wearing jade gemstone provides protection from deceitful or harmful entities in spirit world.
Lavender jade is especially well suited for spiritual healing with its nourishing properties.
It is believed that wearing jade in close contact with your skin helps to nourish and enhance your health. The healing properties of jade also support physical healing throughout the body. However, do beware of fake one that might cause harm to your body because of the chemical that has been used in their production.
Jadeite is generally associated with health, longevity and love. Wearing or holding on to jade pieces while meditating is believed to improve health problems that stem from illness or accidents.
Jade stone is also believed to help with the renal system, helping the body to expel stones in the kidneys or help with kidney and bladder infections such as cystitis.
Jade properties also help in the rebuilding and healing of the skeletal system and tissues. Jade is also said to reduce pain and Imperial jade can very useful post-surgery to a reconstructive or plastic surgery to reduce pain and promote healing.
Drinking Jade water, water filtered through jade stones, was also thought to be beneficial to improving a person’s health. We have heard of a study in Germany of mice drinking such water which showed a decrease in blood pressure, lower cholesterol levels and an increase in sperm count.
It is also documented that fish live longer in jade filtered water. In some ancient societies Jade is also crushed into a powder to be applied to open wounds to facilitate healing.
It is said that the soothing energy from jade relieves irritability while helping to eliminate negativity. The personality of a person is stabilized through the integration of body and mind, leading to a person’s performance and productivity.
It is also believes that Jade reduce self-imposed limitations in individuals, boost confidence and capability to the realization of his goals.
Imperial jade is also believed to improve relationships between people. It also helps to restore self-image and dignity leading to an improvement in their self-worth.
A Shield For Protection
It is said to guard you against the evil spirit and negative energy.
For fashion and beauty
Wearing jade portrait a feeling of elegance that made you stand out of the crowd. It is not only for the elderly but also for the youngster nowadays.
Jade stone benefits
Jade is believed to have several benefits, including increasing fortune, grounding, and enhancing maturity in relationships.
Jade stone is sometimes referred to as the lucky stone and is believed to attract luck to the wearer.