Deep apple green natural jadeite cabochon (A-type.) With even color and majestic transparency!
Photos just can't show how good this gems transparency is or how good it looks in real life. Pictures don’t show how when near light you can see through the gem (like looking through a glass of water.)
Approximately dimensions are as follows: Oval shape 12.5mm length x 8.5mm width x 2.2mm deep and weight is 2.11ct.
Set in a ring as all good jade should be this allows you to see the jade with a backing. Ring size 9&1/4 US or 20.5mm diameter or 60.5 in circumference.
Hue: Dark Apple Green
Clarity: Slightly Included
Jade is the gemstone associated with the birthstone month of March.
Jade is said to be have a balancing and harmonizing effect, banishing negative thoughts and rejuvenating the wearer during times of stress. In addition to this, Jade is also believed to increase body strength and longevity.
Gem reports Identification results:
Chemistry; Jadeite, NaAlSi2O6.
Crystallography; Monoclinic, though usually microscopic.
Refractive Index; Jadeite 1.64 - 1.667.
Hardness; Jadeite 6.5 – 7
Specific Gravity; Jadeite 3.25 - 3.36.
Heat Sensitive; No
Wear ability; Excellent
Special Care Instructions; None