Siberian Jade is Calcium Magnesium Iron Silicate Hydroxide: Ca2(Mg, Fe)5Si8O22(OH)2
Source: The Sayan Mountains near Lake Baikal, in central Siberia.
With a dark “spinach green” colour and black graphite inclusions, Siberian Nephrite Lade is considered the most valuable green nephrite variety.
The name nephrite comes from lapis nephritis, which in turn is from Greek λίθος νεφριτικός; νεφρός λίθος, which means ‘kidney stone’.
Famous for its use by Fabergé, he favoured the dark-green Nephrite jade from Siberian sources over the lighter Jadeite.
Nephrite Jade is often used in dream work to help with lucid dreaming and with remembering dreams.
Nephrite Jade carries revitalising energy that can help to speed healing.
It is a stone of health and abundance, allowing Divine energy to enhance the circumstances of life.
Used as a good-luck talisman, Nephrite Jade helps open the Heart Chakra to allow good fortune to flow naturally into one’s experience of the physical realm.
Nephrite Jade is a protective stone that transmutes negative energies into positive ones.
It can instil a sense of calm and well-being and increase one’s enjoyment of life.
Nephrite Jade promotes confidence and calms the nervous system.