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African jade About African Jade

Where African Jade is Found :

Appearance of African Jade :

African jade is mined in South Africa. African jade exhibits swirls of colors ranging from deep, forest green to pale grayish green with some stones displaying hints of pink or white as well.

Birthstone :

Anniversary :

African jade is sometimes used as a substitute for May's more expensive emerald birthstone. African jade is the anniversary gemstone for the 12th year of marriage.

What's in a Name? :

African jade is also known as Transvaal Jade, New Jade, Grossularite, and Grossular Garnet.

Fun Fact :

African jade is not actually a type of jade at all. It received its name due to its resemblance to nephrite jade.

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Mystical Properties of African Jade :

  • improves relaxation
  • improves long-distance relationships, whether personal or business
  • brings good luck and wealth
  • improves responses during a crisis or other significant situation
  • bolsters mental capacity and creativity