How to select and evaluate jadeite – Part 1

How to select and evaluate jadeite – Part 1

There are a handful of modern instruments can provide you the indicators of Jadeite. An authorized certificate is probably a very useful reference for you. However, don’t forget everything can be faked nowadays. Therefore, equipping yourself with some “hands on” knowledge of selecting jadeite is certainly not a bad idea. Usually you can judge the quality from the following 5 areas, they are: Color: The more fresh green the better; Transparency: More transparent the better. The internal structural and texture defines the quality a lot. If the internal structural and texture is more compact and has better quality, the transparency degree shall be ascending in relation to this virtue. Usually the glass-liked jadeite is considered as the top...

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