What is type A, B, C jadeite jade?

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GIA Jadeite jade Certification: What is type A, B, C jadeite jade? 

Simple to know:

Grade A: Natural form, untreated. undyed jadeite jade;

Grade B: Chemically treated and resin infused, Treated jadeite jade,

Grade C: Treated and Dyed coloring Jadeite jade, ( C jadeite jade is almost Grade B+dyed Color )

Grade Fake: Imitation, glasses or fake jade .

* Brief History: Jade is one of the most sought after gemstones in the world with a very high demand around the globe. For some cultures, jade holds great cultural and historical significance. Because of this high demand and due to jade’s relatively high price, many unscrupulous retailers may try to pass off fake jade as the real thing. It’s important to ensure that you’re buying the real deal to avoid getting ripped off. And us here at Baikalla Jewelry, are here to help.

* The jade Grading system. It's important to understand the treatments(put more simply what has been done to the jade. To identify them into what they actually are. So here are the grades of jade.

* Baikalla Jewelry carries only natural, untreated, jade jewelry, bracelets, jade engagement rings, jade earrings, and even high-end collector's pieces. We ensure the quality and offer a 100% genuine guarantee. Over 20 years in the jade business we are the experts, who want to help. 

* Remember that there is no issue with buying fake or imitation jade. Treating stones to change the appearance has been done for a long time, even though not encouraged. And sometimes the color will fade. The problem is that jewelers are required to disclose treatments that are done to the stones, and some jewelers do not. Or even sell the pieces as genuine, untreated stones for more than what they are worth. So it's important to educated to protect yourself from situations like that. While the only foolproof way to ensure that your jade is authentic is to take it to a gemologist, there are some tests you can do which will help you gauge if it’s likely to be fake.

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