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Jade The stone of heaven | Meaning, benefits and history of jade

Updated: Nov 22, 2021

History and brief overview of jade

Jade is famously known for being one of the most prized stones in China, and is associated with ancient Chinese culture that has been carried into the modern world. It is considered to be just as treasured today than it was in the olden days. It is commonly used in jewellery pieces, as carvings or as statues of Buddha and Pixiu.

In Ancient China, the early days of great dynasties, Jade was an imperial stone, used exclusively for royalty and high society nobles. Jade objects were reserved for the Emperor and often used as royal jewellery, objects or as gifts to the Emperor to wish good health and longevity.

It is famously known to attract strength, health and good fortune. It is believed to have powers that resist evil and bad luck as well as strengthen the connection to the cosmic world and its deities. Wearing jade is known to ward off harmful, negative energies and instill powerful strength in the wearer, while promoting abundance in wealth and surround oneself with a sense of calming groundedness.

healing benefits of jade

Jade stone enriches the user to feel more confident about themselves and helps to banish self doubt. It guides one to embrace the fact that they are simply enough and can do anything they set their mind to; clearing the path ahead so that one can pursue and embrace values, ideals, ambitions and personal desires in order to make them a reality.

Some recommend to wear jade at interviews, presentations or any big event to give a boost in self awareness and confidence.

“Jade is precious not because it is rare, but because the quality of jade corresponds to virtue. It relates to virtues like benevolence, wisdom, righteousness, propriety, loyalty, and trustworthiness, and it also corresponds to the ways of the heaven and earth. "

- Confucius

In Feng Shui, Jade radiates optimism and is commonly placed in the Xun, southeast area of the bagua map to attract abundance into the home. Some may also prefer to place it at the entryway of their home or office


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