Jade is not a listed birthstone but with a wide range of colors and characteristics, it is a special gemstones much prized for the rich green color of Burmese jade. Fine jade is known as jadite and it is a durable and beautiful stone suitable for men's as well as women's jewelry as it is used as a dome shaped or cabochon cut gemstone which is not cut with facet planes. Jadite is also excellent for inlaying into a ring setting. Fine green jadite is rare and costly and large stones are hard to obtain.
Soapy water, alcohol, or mild household cleaners as well as ultrasonic cleaners are safe for jade.
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