Oval shaped pale translucent green with black inclusions semi precious gemstone Siberian Jade designer cabochon 16 mm by 12 mm and 5 mm thick.
Jade is know for its toughness. Toughness in this context is the opposite of brittleness, and is a quite different property to hardness, which is simply resistance of a material to scratching. Diamonds are hard, Jade is tough.
Metaphysical Properties: Nephrite Jade is a stone of the heart. It is said to have a beneficial effect on all heart related issues, and all love relationships. It is also considered to be good for emotional balance and stability.