Jade in the Gemstone LibraryJade

Create Jade gemstone jewelry

Name Origin: The English word “jade” is derived from the Spanish term “piedra de ijada” or "loin stone", from its reputed efficacy in curing ailments of the loins and kidneys.

Historical significance/folklore: Jade is one of the most important gemstones of all time. It has symbolized the highest level of preciousness, more than diamonds or gold, in many ancient cultures. It has been especially revered among the Ancient Maya and in China.

Gemstone properties: It is a symbol of purity, fidelity, serenity and nurturing. Jade can bring insightful dreams, integrating mind and body. It encourages you to be all that you are recognizing yourself and who you really are.

Healing properties: The green color of jade makes it a wonderful healing stone. It helps the body in self-healing. Some believe that the Jade becomes greener over time, as the precious stone absorbs sickness from the body. It is particularly helpful for kidney, filtration, and detoxification.