Another often used precious stone was jade , which because of its color often represented the corn plant in the Mayan culture.
Of the two kinds of jade , jadeite and nephrite, the former is harder than the latter and cannot be scratched with a penknife blade.
He got the armor and also an old jade of a horse, which limped on three legs, dragging the fourth after it.
Until recently few people considered Wyoming to have potential for gemstones other than nephrite jade .
As Hunter looked up at the ceiling, he saw that the it was covered by a single piece of a black jade , mixed with the gems, sparkling like stars in the night sky.
a silk blouse in a vivid jade green
Lie down shamelessly, Old horse who stumbles over every rut. Resign yourself, my heart; sleep your brutish sleep. Conquered, foundered spirit! For you, old jade , Love has no more relish, no more than war.
a baggy jade T-shirt
Ancient amber, jade and other precious stones are lovingly re-created in polymer clay, as well as newer, space-age materials, such as niobium.
a jade figurine