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The value of
determined by its color clarity, along with its intensity
and transparency. Lavender and violet shades of jade are
popular colors, but emerald green is the most expensive.
http://www.micaroo.com/jewelry/jade.html Jade can be set
into another metal like other precious stones, or the entire
stone itself can be carved into a ring. A complete jade ring
is very beautiful, although it is far more costly than a
normal ring. Although jade is a very valuable stone, it is
not classified as a precious gem like rubies or diamonds.
Aside from the traditional green, jade can also be found in
a creamy whit form along with a variety of green shades.
Blue, pink, and lavender-mauve are some of the popular
shades used in jewelry. Translucent emerald green has been
the most prized colors both historically and in modern
Burma has one of the largest jade deposits in the world,
providing pink, orange, lavender, and emerald green stones
which were often exported to the vast jade market in China.
Jade has been used for thousands of years for everything
from tools, weapons and art.