Nephrite is the ancestor of all minerals, the basic stone of old Chinese medicine. Nephrite is a mineral of either light grey or yellow, light-green, dark green, blue and black colour. Since old days it was considered a stone of Gods.
Nephrite strengthens and brings longevity to its wearer. Wearing it as a talisman protects against failure and misfortune. The blue or green Nephrite overcomes evil in the person, helps him to change for the best. Nephrite has strong powers: it promotes changes for the best in daily life, helps to overcome deadlocks. It is a stone of singles; they should always carry it as a talisman. As an amulet it protects from sickness, strengthens vital forces of the body.
It is believed that Nephrite brings success in gambling, preserves against an evil eye, brings victory to Olympic athletes. It also protects from lightning and induces people to keep fidelity to stone’s wearer. A piece of Nephrite buried under the basement will protect it from earthquake and flooding. Touching a Nephrite plate clears mind and drives away tiredness. Nephrite is even more powerful if mounted in silver or platinum.