Zesty Lime Lemon Jade Bead String - 4mm, 6mm ,8mm or 10mm

Product Code: T141

Availability:In stock

£4.50

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Price is per 16-inch string of these beautiful beads. Available in 4mm, 6mm ,8mm and 10mm .Choose size from Size Button.


For 5,000 years Imperial China used the word "jade" as something precious. Because jade is said to have all the attributes most valued in society. A symbol of , it can be flawed with lines, but still pleasing. It is believed to radiate divine unconditional love and balance the emotions. Held in the hand it can improve judgement - ancient silk traders often held jade while bartering. A small piece of jade worn around the neck was said to dispel illness.

Chinese jade first arrived in the West during the sixteenth century, brought from Canton by the Portuguese. Today jade continues to be a symbol of love, virtue, and status. With Chinese carvings reaching the highest value. The best jade has purity and serenity, it is delicate, but will not break - is beautiful, but not impermanents a waxy, pearly appearance. Feeling cool and so smooth, it seems soft to the touch. Yet hard enough that pressure from a sharp knife will not leave a mark.