Jade Quality

Jade Quality basically covers four qualities

1.Tone and color: This describes the specific quality of a color grade. The finest colors are penetrating and vivid. Color should be pure and evenly distributed.

2.Translucency and clarity: Ranges from near transparent to opaque. The highest quality has a consistent clarity like honey.

3.Texture : Ranges from fine to coarse The highest quality is clear and free of impurities.

4.Cutting : The shaping and the polishing of the jade.

Jadeite is cut in two forms: Cabochon and Carved Designs
Cabochon quality is based on the above 4 qualities.
Carved designs is also based on aesthetics and worksmanship.
Jade Quality
Table Classification of Jade