Thick Imperial Black, Top Quality, Clear 5.9 ct. Imperial Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite Jade (Grade A) Thick Rectangle Cut with Gem Lab Certificate.

This stone has been officially certified by the Chiang Mai Gem Testing Laboratory, an internationally recognized gemological laboratory, as being natural and untreated Jadeite Jade known as “Grade A ”.

Just in from Burma, this is a gorgeous 5.9 ct. piece of clear imperial translucent black omphacite-jadeite jade, ideal for a man's ring and yet still small enough to make the most perfect lady's pendant, accented with diamonds.

This gorgeous 5.9 carat, Grade A, Imperial translucent black omphacite-jadeite jade rectangle was cut recently and shows a strong emerald green color when placed under transmitted light. Under normal overhead lighting, the square cut appears a perfect dark-shiny black. 

This stone is perfect for such engagements such as weddings and Anniversaries and can easily be made into a ring or pendant to celebrate such occasions.

There are no visible cracks and the clarity and translucency seen in this piece makes it a collector's item that is considered to be extremely rare. 

Translucent Black Jadeite is considered one of the rarest colors of jadeite jade with very few pieces existing for sale in the current world gem market!

This type of translucent black jadeite occurs naturally in only small amounts throughout the host material, making it one of the most elusive and rare gemstones on the planet, far rarer than that of rubies or diamonds.

Black Jadeite is not only valuable as jewellery, but it is also viewed by many cultures to possess certain powers and mystical qualities.

Background :

Far rarer than both diamonds and rubies is that of Burmese Translucent Imperial Black Omphacite Jadeite Jade. Only a fraction of the jadeite found in Myanmar is black of which only about 5% is of a fine enough texture that it could be made into jewelry (cabochons). Of that 5% of jewelry quality black jadeite found in Myanmar, only about 1% is translucent in nature and will turn a brilliant imperial green when put under a transmitted light source.

Considered extremely rare in the current world market, Burmese Imperial Translucent Black Omphacite-Jadeite Jade is a unique stone to possess. It is said that this type of Jadeite takes at least 3 times longer to form (300 million years) than jadeite of other colors making the presence of this stone very limited, only found randomly in small amounts.

For many people, Imperial Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite Jade symbolizes the power of protection. 


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Top Quality, Clear 5.9 ct. Imperial Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite Jade

$2,500.00Price
    • Model Number : Thick Imperial Black, Top Quality, Clear 5.9 ct. Imperial Translucent Black Omphacite Jadeite Jade (Grade A) Thick Rectangle Cut with Gem Lab Certificate.
    • Weight : 5.9 ct.
    • Size : H 10.68 mm. x W 10.31 mm. x D 3.43 mm.
    • Material : Natural Black Omphacite Jadeite 
    • Type : Extremely Clear and Translucent Black Thick Rectangle cut
    • Technique : Hand-Cut
    • Product Type : Gemstone
    • Style : Square Cut
    • Regional Feature : Myanmar
    • Ships Worldwide from : Chiang Mai, Thailand

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