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Where does white jade come from?

And in contrast, amongst the nephrite category, it is the white nephrite (also called white jade) found in the Xinjiang province of China that is highest in value within its category.

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Also to know is, what is white jade?

White Jade (also known as “mutton fat jade” when it is a translucent white to light yellow; and "chicken bone" jade when an opaque white to cream/light brown) is a calming, grounding Nephrite jade that also protects the wearer from negative energies. It brings peace, harmony and luck.

Furthermore, where does the best jade come from? The finest source of Jadeite Jade in the world comes from Kachin state, Myanmar (Burma). It's also the only commercial source for Jadeite in the world. Other small deposits are found in Kazakhstan, Russia, Japan, Guatemala, and USA.

Just so, is white jade rare?

White Jade is usually made into accessories. Pure White Jade is extremely rare. Many of the types have green slightly on white. White Jade is a gemstone that has a meaning and properties of making the owner's life abundant.

How much is a jade worth?

According to the article, the demand for jade among China's newly rich "appears to have reached a frenzy in the past year or two." The price of the finest jade has increased tenfold over the past decade, to $3000 an ounce, making it far more valuable than gold.

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