Jade is an umbrella term for two gem materials: jadeite and nephrite. Both can be shaped into exquisite carvings or decorative objects.
FIND A JEWELLER
Submit your gemstone through your local jeweller.
FIND A REPORT
Verify the information on your report matches what is archived in the GIA report database.
What to look for
Jadeite’s texture can be fine, medium or coarse, depending on variations in crystal size and hardness.
Jade carat weight
The value of jade cabochons, beads and bangle bracelets rises with an increase in size, all other quality factors being equal.