Green jade has been treasured in the Far East and Central America for thousands of years and even these ancient civilizations gave it the status of a real gemstone. The sacred stone is considered a sign of luck and good fortune. It is also associated with abundance, wealth, and prosperity. Jade has long been considered a lucky stone, especially by the peoples of Southeast Asia.
The spiritual meaning of jade is longevity and wisdom. Chinese culture considers jade to be a lucky stone. For them, it is known as “The Stone of Heaven”. Jadeite is so precious that there is a saying that goes: “Gold is valuable, while jade is priceless.
Jade stone is sometimes referred to as the stone of luck or the stone of happiness. Wearing jade jewelry, especially in the form of a pendant that is placed close to the heart chakra, helps to keep love energies in balance to avoid extreme emotions or behavior. Wearing jewelry made with olive green jade or storing statues or trinkets made with olive green jade gives these people good energy, better learning skills, and mental clarity. If you want to use jade as an investment, opt for old jade jewelry because its color becomes deeper, darker and more beautiful with use and the passage of time.
The most expensive jade is Imperial Jade, which is semitransparent and has an emerald green tint. White, red, orange and black jade are very popular, but are less valuable compared to light green and lavender jade stones. Jade ornaments and artifacts that are particularly associated with financial abundance include the lucky three-legged frog and the jade fish. You can use jade to center and concentrate if you choose the darker shades of the crystal, while the paler green variety of jade is an excellent balancer for a restless mind.
Jade represents vitality and growth, and having a piece of green jade handy during the boring winter months can be a real tonic for spirits, as it lets us know that spring is coming soon. Jade has been most widely used in China, where it has been carved into pearls, funerary artifacts, incense burners, gemstones, musical instruments, pots and pendants. It's fascinating, but if you want to buy a jade stone to use instead of having it as an investment, newer jade might be the better option. Jade also eliminates negativity from the aura and the immediate environment, which is why many people keep a talisman or figurine made of jade on their desk or workplace.
The easiest way to preserve the healing and nourishing powers of stone is to carry a jewel made of it, such as a pendant or bracelet, or to carry a small jade stone in your pocket. Choose green stones for longevity and well-being, white for calm and clarity, red jade for joy and love, black for connection and protection, yellow jade for positivity and good luck, and lavender stones for serenity and greater connection to your higher self.