Notice before purchasing
The jadeite jewelry comes from the natural stone and has characteristics that you might think are flaws, but they are naturally occurring characteristics that help gemologists identify genuine jadeite. There are always variations in jade. If your jadeite is “perfect”, it might be an artificial or constructed jadeite, not a genuine jadeite. There are common characteristics that are considered to be flaws, such as stone lines, spot, cotton and so on. We have tied our best to describe each jadeite in detail on our store. If you are a perfectionist or do not accept such flaws please be careful to buy. Once you have purchased the item that is regarded as accepting that.
How to verify type “A”, “B”, “C” jadeite with eyes?
1. the surface is different
A jadeite surface is flat and smooth, like glass. B, B + C jadeite due to resin impregnated reason, feel like plastic uneven surface under the light, like orange peel.
2. hydrophilicity different
A drop of water (natural falling drops) on the surface of jadeite, the A jadeite water is higher and will not immediately disappear. B, B + C jadeite, contrariwise, the water will disappear immediately.
3. different gloss
Gloss of A jadeite is oil glass, or like glass, B, B + C jadeite Waxy luster, C jadeite weak gloss, fogged color.
4. different colors
A jadeite jewelry commonly seen on the store is gray-green and greyish-white seldom bight green color. But the B, B + C jadeite goods on the market mostly are green and bright green.
5. different color shapes
A jadeite usually has the uneven color, even the color clumps as small as beans; there still have heavy and light color, and in the color visible clumps surrounded by radial slightest form, color lines. The C, B + C jadeite goods well-distributed colored no color points.
How to evaluate jadeite values?
There has many factors can affect jadeite values. Usually a jadeite value is determined by its texture, color, weight, integrity and quality of carving. Furthermore, the supply of raw materials and the brand effect can also affect the value of jadeite.
The quality of jadeite can be evaluated in these 4 conditions:
1. Color – Color is the most important factor in evaluating jadeite values. The color of jadeite should be rich, completely even, and color pure.
2. Translucency – The best jadeite must have good translucency, a fine texture and high brightness, even in pale green to dark green.
3. Shape – the shape of jadeite, size, thickness, and the sanding works should be well mixed.
4. Clarity – the quality of jadeite is determined from its clarity. A fine jadeite should be free from noticeable or distracting defects, include cloudy patches, black spots, crackles or scratches.
How to Maintenance jadeite?
After collision and friction, jadeite can be dull or even damage. Therefore each single piece of jadeite jewelry should be stored separately in order to avoid collision and friction damage. And should be careful not to fall the jadeite jade when wearing.。
In hot summer days, a human body can be very sweatiness. Therefore should wash jadeite jade with cold water after wearing in order to prevent corrosion of sweat on the jadeite.
Use soap water for quick wash to remove surface dirt and oil. Then use a cotton stick with alcohol gently clean up. Finally, put it in a ventilated place to dry instead of sun exposure.
If the jadeite is stored for a long time, recommend to soak it in cold water for few hours from time to time in order to retain its shine and glitter. Avoid jadeite from heat and sun exposure if not wearing.