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Nephrite Jade Protection: Nephrite will repel negativity. It is very protective for babies and women, especially new mothers and pregnant women. Psychic: Nephrite is a must for dream interpretation and is excellent for bringing lucid dreams. Work: Nephrite will help attract new business and will help you keep your mind at its sharpest. It will also help keep away overly critical employers. Other: Nephrite is a common form of jade.
There are two different minerals that have similar physical properties and are commonly referred to as jade: jadeite and nephrite. This carving is made from nephrite. Nephrite ranges from creamy white to green to almost black in color. Nephrite crystals typically are fibrous and are interwoven to produce a tough rock which serves as an excellent material for carving. Smithsonian Collection