Posted by: alenegeed | August 23, 2010

Green Jade: Gemstone Legends, Myths & Facts

Jade Stone Slab Necklace

Jade is found in several colors but green is the most common.  It is also known as nephrite.

In ancient China jade was called ‘yu’ and was believed to embody ‘yang’ or cosmic energy. Young men would present a bride-to-be with a jade butterfly as a symbol of faithful and eternal love. Taoists believed that is guaranteed immortality.

Green jade is said to stimulate the flow of energy through the body. It is said to release negative thoughts, soothe the mind and make taks seem less complex.

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