Jade is an ancient stone of incalculable color varieties; its toughness as a natural material has made it coveted not only for decorative objects but in fine jewelry for centuries. The geology of its discovery plays a huge role in what the color will look like. Two classifications for jade exist, something a bit unusual in the gem field. Jade can actually be a jadeite stone or nephrite material. Both valuable and interesting in their appeal.
A few decades back, seismic activity in hilly Guatemala exposed a mother lode of ancient blue green jade for which the ancient Mayans of the region were celebrated.
Adeler Jewelers feature a lively green jade stone in their original neckpiece. Simple. Timeless.
Green Jade and Diamond Pendant; 14k Yellow Gold Necklace, SRP: $11,995, www.AdelerJewelers.com