Jadeite Jade Jewelry & Rough

Jadeite Jade Jewelry & Rough Stones.

We bring you raw jade jadeite stones white green black white and other colors. Rough jade boulder pebble cut block jewelry pendants bangles sculptures artwork and more there is a wide spectrum.

As a useful material and some mystic property, also a high level of symbolism is relevant. In other countries not many use jewelry created from the stone but everywhere with a Chinese population that is the material people are dreaming about.

Browse our website and tell us what you want and we give you an idea what is available. It needs to keep in mind that  jade stones are sold per piece and not per carat gram or whatever and the texture plus translucency play a major role in determining the value. As a matter of fact everyone has a different idea about the price of jade since there are no standard parameters especially not with jade colors which makes it often difficult to find a realistic price.

Different jadeite and nephrite jade qualities are available for gorgeous jadeite carvings to meet almost any requirement. Jade stones and jewelry played a significant role in the culture of ancient civilizations especially Chinese. Today for production and selling there is an interesting symbiosis since China adjacent to Myanmar is the world's largest market for the green stone which is high-end jadeite jade ideal for Jade Buddha Statues and ornaments and jewelry.

  • The Jade Sale Emporium.

 Jade jewelry bangle

The 13-day Myanmar Gems Emporium ended in the capital Naypyitaw with successful auctions of 8,943 lots of jade and 323 lots of gems. 

This is substantially lower than last years when almost 3 billion where sold they said because of lower prices and a drop in the jade sale volume. 

Attractive Jade jewelry
Actually it seems to be mainly because the Chinese cornered the market and bought everything available before for lower prices. More than 4,500 traders from China Hong Kong Thailand and Japan attended the emporium this year Myanmar started to hold annual gem sales in 1964 at Yangon.
treated jade jewelry
  • In the past nephrite jade came mainly from Chinese mines currently (2017) the largest supply is from Canada plus New Zealand and Australia. Jadeite is from the mines in Kachin State Burma the rough mineral produced which is also the top quality material for jewelry and statues read more.
  • Some of the items were probably treated with bleaching liquid but it's difficult to find out just at the spot. Buying the mineral is always a risky business because nobody can look into the stone and the method with the lamp needs long experience and is still not safe. Most serious dealers cut the rocks in half or just a corner out to show the customer what is behind, read more.  
    imperial jade cabochons with different colors
  • The other day I went to the Jade Museum in Kuala Lumpur to have a look for their beautiful collection the range was from simple small figurines to battle-axes Buddha sculptures jewelry dozens of other creations and even a chair made from where I was able to sit on.
  • Here are cabochons with different colors including black, they are used for novelties, necklaces, and rings. When they are highly polished, as shown below, they are a beautiful optical impression. The stones are always opaque, there is no clear version similar to emeralds, read more.
    Rough Jade for sale with various colors
  • Today most raw jade stones are used to make jewelry such as bracelets, bangles, pendants, earrings and more beautiful necklaces and statues plus mystical items. The picture above shows the colors which really reach over a wide spectrum, read more.
Chinese Jade Rings with gold setting
  • Natural jadeite jewelry is currently the most sought products created from the green stone and an absolute favorite with Chinese Ladies who buy them in volume. They have a mystical relation to this stoneread more
It is obviously that the stone, once a prestigious item expressing status and wealth moved into the mainstream as jewelry and decorative items. Sorting out this amazing stone which sometimes really looks like a transparent soap has continuous surprises.
    jade jewelry necklace for sale
  • All this is mainly with Chinese people who love jade rings, but also in Europe and elsewhere ancient tools and weapons made from the material were found and today all that is big business and there is a good reason for, read more.

Jewelry for sale set in gold and paired with diamonds.

Selling Jade is not so easy since it needs quite some experience to guess what's in the stone. Just imagine you buy a rough boulder and when it is cut it looks different to the outer layer.

lavender buddha

A popular color is a lavender which is also often used for bigger items such as a Buddha sculpture since the prices are still in a manageable region it can't be done with imperial or other top green since the prices will be simply too high. 

That's one of the reasons why Buddha statues from over about 40 cm height are mostly done in white and lavender, read more.
carved Buddha pendants from jadeite
  • Green, also known as imperial jade, the main use is rather in a female context but not only. There are often gold rings with a prominent valuable green piece. Green Buddha pendants are chic with younger people when they come as ethnic jewelry in a combination with other stones or maybe pearls this enriches the optical impression and indicate some glamor. It creates an exotic oriental aura and can also enrich various accessories.
white laughing Buddha in a Yangon shop

There are some other parameter such as the buyer must have a wealthy background for high end material. This carvings are quite expensive, there is nothing below a couple of thousand dollars. Most people also just buy them because it simply looks good.

The mining district delivers rough jade for sale.

  • In the Myanmar jade mines, the mineral extracted is jadeite, not nephrite that is produced in Canada, China, Australia etc. The Burmese product is of higher quality by nature, it has better colors and superior texture. That's the reason why people buy it and pay a much higher price for it. Once it is extracted it is cleaned and often cut to show the inside to the buyer, read more.
carved jade art sculpture
  • Working with carved jade, this is often a real artist's job, the creation of a great sculpture such as a decorative item, a Buddha, and other objects is everything but easy. This has also something to do with the hardness of the material which is not far away from the hardness of diamonds.

shiny imperial jade pendant
Imperial Jade has the highest value. The pendant at the left side is about $ 17.000,- and big sized boulders with more than about a meter in height and good parameters cost several million all this is jadeite.

Although there is substantial processing into jewelrysculptures, such as Buddha statues and other objects going on in Burma, by far the largest production is over the border, they have plenty of manufacturing know-how and skillful artists, carvers etc., read more.

There are state-owned manufacturing companies and private owned but the state companies are the majority. Every big city such as Shanghai etc. has its stone markets. 

hpakan jade mines
Buying Jade Sculptures in Yangon Myanmar

Yangon and Mandalay in Myanmar (Burma) are the best place for buying jadeite jade since there is a large supply of all versions, from the simple stone to the intricately carved statues and jewelry. prices are quite OK and the quality too. 

Furthermore there a good chance not to be cheated which is very important since manipulated material is almost the normality. In addition, you can try to make a real bargain, read more.

Jadeite jade necklace for sale with gold and diamonds
Here is jadeite jewelry such as this necklace with gold and diamonds. It looks real pretty since the workmanship is also top. As it is visible on the price tag it's not cheap knickknack. Where jade is available for sale in Yangon? In the Bogyoke Market, read more.

Rough jade forms available are boulders pebble cut block jewelry with green and other colors such as pendants bangles sculptures artwork and more there is a wide spectrum.