The history of Jade goes back several thousand of years ago when it was first used to make weapons and tools because of its toughness.
In China, Jade symbolizes goodness, beauty and purity; it is considered to be so precious that there is a Chinese saying that goes "Gold is valuable; Jade is priceless".
It is believed that Jade reflects the life of it’s wearer, becoming more brilliant and bright during good times and losing its luster in times of suffering.
Furthermore, Jade is believed to allow the wearer to open their heart in readiness for love. In addition Jade is thought to possess health-strengthening properties, encouraging longevity.