Jadeite is the most common member of the Jade family is a stone of harmony, bringing cohesiveness to group settings, whether family or business colleagues. It strengthens relationships and helps those recover after loss or separation. Like all Jade, Jadeite is a stone of prosperity and abundance. It will increase a slow business as well as a failing garden. Jadeite is especially helpful for teenagers and children who are shy, lonely or dealing with changing hormones. Use Jadeite to increase the ability to interpret dreams as well as induce lucid dreaming.
Jadeite comes in a variety of colors, the most famous of which is semi-transparent emerald-green jadeite known as “Imperial Jade”. Jadeite is also found in green (light apple to deep green), lavender, white, pink, red, yellow, black, blue and orange.
Introduction to Nephrite:
Like all Jades, Nephrite is an abundance and prosperity stone. It can be kept in a cash register to increase business, or carried/worn to start a new enterprise. Nephrite is also an earth healing crystal and will bring abundance in the garden. It can be placed in and around the home to bring peace and harmony to all who reside there, and when placed near the Heart chakra, encourages unconditional love. A protective stone, Nephrite can be used to prevent accidents and other mishaps.
Nephrite is comprised of densely woven, interlocking fibers that make it extremely tough to break, although it is a relatively soft mineral, and can be easily scratched. Nephrite is more common than its brother, Jadeite, and less expensive.
6.5 - 7 Mohs
Monoclinic Crystal System
NaAlSi2O6 - Sodium Aluminum Silicate sometimes with some Calcium and Iron
Lucid Dreaming, Abundance and Prosperity, Harmony, Love, Relationships