Credited by the Chinese with the 5 cardinal virtues of Clarity, Wisdom, Justice, Modesty and courage I find it a very healing and refining energy which can endow the wearer with a strength of meditative consciousness. Emotionally cleansing, contemplative, calming and healing. Traditionally the stone for long life and abundance.
There are 2 types of Jade:
1. Jadeite, which can come in many colours and is most famously sourced from Myanmar.
2. Nephrite Jade - often known as New Zealand Jade which has lovely shade of green. Also from Russia. The famous Emerald Jade Buddha in Thailand is also Nephrite Jade/
The name Jade actually comes from the Spanish word for Kidneys since it was though to cure that are