Color Meaning of Jade
Black Jadeite Jade emanates strong, protective energies to ward off negative assault, physical or psychological, including self liitation.
The Shadow of the Sucessful Man!
God of War, Semi Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite Jade (Grade A) Carving of the Chinese God of War (Guan Yu) Pendant Known in Myanmar as “ the Shadow of the Successful Man”, Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite has been known by many to bring wealth and prosperity to its owners. Also referred to as “Mo Cui” or “Mexican Green” in China, this rare and mysterious stone has been shrouded in mystery and secrecy since it was first commercially recognized during the 1990s in Hong
Why is it called Omphacite Jadeite?
Known as Mo Cui or Mexican Green in China and Inky Jade in Hong Kong, this extremely rare and coveted gemstone has gone by many names. The name that is most often seen in the English language calls this stone Black Jadeite but is it really jadeite? Why is it often referred to as Omphacite Jade? This article will attempt to point out an answer to these questions that have been recently discussed in a GIA article entitled The Jadeite/Omphacite Nomenclature Question. Imperial Tr
The Two Distinct Species of Burmese Black Jadeite
Burmese Black Jadeite can really be classified into two different and distinct varieties or species. The first being Omphacite Jadeite and the second being known as Burnt ‘Chicken Skin” jadeite. Omphacite Jadeite is far rarer than the Burnt Chicken Skin varieties and exceptionally smoother in uniformed texture and color. Often referred to as Mo Cui or Mexican Green in China and Inky Jade in Hong Kong, this high-quality jadeite is actually a mixture of Omphacite and Jadeite wh
The meaning of Black Jadeite has been attributed to the properties of protection, power and control!
Black Jade is an ancient stone that has historically been used to attract money. Black Jade is also a protective stone, guarding against acc
Black Jadeite Amulets and Talismans
Black Jade is a Guardian Harmonizer talisman. The Guardian talismans do not reveal their inner strength. These stones rarely, if ever, form
Black Jade - Zodiac Stone of Taurus and Libra
Black Jade is the traditional zodiac stone for those born in the heart of spring under the sign of Taurus, from April 20 - May 20.
Hunting for Top Quality Rough Translucent Black Jadeite Jade 2018 @ Mandalay Jade Market
The following series of 3 videos are a look into a secret culture that few have explored in-depth. My path follows the search for the elusive translucent black Omphacite-Jadeite gemstones of Myanmar. Traveling with my Burmese translator and Burmese Black Jadeite expert, we scan the Mandalay Jade market leaving no stone unturned. Our search often leads us to low quality, high priced rough with little to no visible windows. Once in a while however, you can find high quality pie
Translucent Black Jadeite: A "Must" For Any Serious Collector.
Jadeite collectors world-wide eagerly search for the illusive translucent black jadeite, as it is said that no serious jadeite collection is complete without this rare and fascinating jewel. Black Jadeite of the translucent variety is perhaps the rarest color of jadeite jade and instantly becomes the favorite among all who own it. Imperial Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite Jade Imperial Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite Jade Imperial Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite Ja
The Exceptional Rarity of Perfectly Clear, Translucent Black Omphacite-Jadeite
The exceptional rarity of perfectly clear, translucent black omphacite-jadeite is beyond calculation considering the various natural factors needed for its formation. Translucent black omphacite-jadeite formed around 300 million years ago, deep below the earth’s surface where the ancient ocean seafloor plunged into the earth’s deep mantle creating ultra high pressures in the process known as Oceanic Plate Subduction. As a result of the ultra high pressures at these extreme de