Heritage jadeites identification

Most people think of emerald green stones as the standard for quality jadeite. In fact, emerald green is simply the most popular color for jadeite and is just one of many possible jadeite colors. Heritage Jadeite have characteristics that quite different when compared to modern jadeites. The color of Heritage Jadeites is deep but not dark with a natural shine. Ancient Chinese writings note that the characters of a humble gentleman are similar to jadeite!

Fei Cui Gang Yu’s Distinguished Features


Higher than normal jadeite, the normal jadeite hardness is average at 6.5 and Fei Cui Gang Yu is average at 8.3 and some even up to 9

No Beewax Polishing needed:

Very smooth surface


White, grey, purple, yellow, red, brown, deep green, green


Glassy surface, Refractive Index is 1.66


Fine old mine type, glossy deep green


Glassy jadeite, high transparency

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