Jade Quality Analysis
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Jade quality analysis --"Three T's"

describes the specific quality of a color grade. The Finest colors are "penetrating" and vivid from a distance. They should be pure. evenly distributed and free of brown or gray tones.

ranges from near transparent to opaque. The Highest quality has a body appearance that resembles honey.

ranges from fine to coarse. The highest quality is clear and free of irregularities.

Most Jade of gem value is Jadeite Burmese Jade.
Most valuable is the Imperial Jade, an emerald green transparent jadeite from Burma

Imperial jade refers to Imperial Green jadeite found in Burma. Only jadeite with elements of Chromium (Cr++) are considered imperial green jade. They are a deep green in color and very valuable. A paler green is due to the presence of iron (Fe). Those pieces are not considered imperial green jade. They can still be quite valuable, although not as valuable as Imperial green Jade.