Black jade is a rare form of nephrite jade. Most of the black jade on the market comes from Peru. It can be pure black or mottled with golden pyrite. The type with pyrite inclusions is often marketed as “Lemurian jade”.
Jadeite is generally more expensive than nephrite because of its rarity and can come in black, green, rose red and creamy white. It is a harder and brighter stone than nephrite. Despite this, they are very similar in appearance and share valuable metaphysical and healing properties. Nephrite and jadeite are the two forms of black jade available worldwide.
However, black nephrite is rarer than nephrite, which is found in abundance. It comes from Wyoming (USA). USA, A. Generally speaking, black jade is a fairly rare crystal and is therefore quite expensive.
However, it all depends on the exact piece of black jade you want to buy. Black jade is found in many parts of the world; the jadeite and nephrite variants of the black jade gem are mined in China, Russia and Guatemala, and in many other places around the world. Black jade is not a traditional, natural, or modern birthstone, however, jade has been associated with Taurus. However, another form of jade called black jade has gained popularity and praise for its natural powers and abilities.
Black jade pendants are a popular adornment option among those who like to be minimalistic and, at the same time, absorb the magical powers of this gemstone. Black jade refers to bright jadeite jade with a strange black color, ranging from jet black to dark green. This is why black jade Buddha pendants are very popular among people of all cultures and religions. Since black jade is considered a protective and safety gemstone, wearing a black jade necklace can help ward off the evil eye and protect it from unscrupulous people.
Pendants made of black jade stone are also believed to protect against deception and influential abuse for sexual or economic purposes. Just keep in mind that black jade is mostly nephrite jade (jadeite is rare and expensive), it will glow green under bright light. Following Chinese traditions, a Buddha pendant carved in black jade stone is a talisman of happiness. Wearing a black jade Buddha pendant is believed to attract positivity in the form of wealth, luck and happiness.