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Magnificent Nephrite Gem Amulet improving Emotional and Material Wellbeing

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Nephrite is one of the two minerals (the other being jadeite) which real jade consists of. Nephrite is the darker, denser but softer composite of the two. This explains why the beautiful green gemstone embedded in the ring is opaque in appearance. In order to enhance the contrast in colors, the amulet ring is studded ...

Hand Carved Black Nephrite Jadeite Pendant of a Crouching Tiger with an Aura of Invincibility

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On the front of the pendant there is the hand carved image of a crouching tiger, which has been inspired by the ancient Chinese-Indonesian art of the kraton (royal palace) of Cirebon. The tiger is depicted in a position where its knees are bent and the upperbody is brought forward and down. The animal adopts ...

Black Jade Tiger Pendant for Invulnerability against Disgraceful Acts of Treason and Extortion

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Natural black nephrite jadeite is commonly known as black jade. The rock owes its color to the microscopic inclusions of dark minerals. Thus, the graphite at the stone's inclusions cause it become dark green or even black. The main composition, therefore, bears some resemblance to ink, for indeed, this dense variety of (ferro-) hornblende jade ...

Natural Nephrite Pendant for an Increase in Windfall Profits, Likeability, Attractiveness, and Fearlessness

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Jade consists of two distinct minerals, namely jadeite and nephrite. Nephrite has a slightly lower hardness (6.0–6.5 Mohs) than jadeite (6.5–7.0 Mohs), and compared to jade it also has a lower level of translucence. Therefore, due to the stone's opaque nature, it is most suitably cut in a cabochon. The gemstone has been polished in ...