Jade provides much scope for confusion as there are two different stones  both known as jade. One is Nephrite jade, mainly from New Zealand, and is a deep opaque green often with black flecks. It can be carved but is nowhere near as valuable as jadeite, the other stone with the same name. 

Jade silver and amethyst ring 78This can occur in a range of colours -  white, lilac, brown, yellow, and the most valuable, a beautiful apple green. It is an excellent stone for carving, and often a large part of its value is in the quality of its carving.


The Click here to go to the Byzantium Jewellery home page Online Shop does not have any Jade at the moment - but if you are able to come to our shop in Rye, we can probably show you some - please phone 07866 365456 if you would like to check.