Edith's Gallery

Jade Bangle Cuff Omphacite Incised

Edith's Gallery

SKU: JB000012

Thick jade cuff bangle beautifully incised all round with phoenix and dragon

Dimension 2.36 inches inside x 1.2 inches band width x 0.2 inches thick

'A' grade jade untreated

Certificate from an accredited lab 


Many historic jade items consist fully or partly of omphacite which belongs to the same group of minerals pyroxenes most famous for jadeites 

Distinguishing omphacite from jadeite requires sophisticated analytical equipment

For these reasons Gubelin Gem Lab has decided to consider omphacite a type of jade alongside jadeite and nephrite the two minerals already broadly recognized as jade