Jadeite and jade are two different types of minerals that are often used interchangeably to refer to a green-colored gemstone that has cultural and spiritual significance in many parts of the world.
Jadeite is a pyroxene mineral with the chemical formula NaAlSi2O6. It is one of the two types of minerals that are commonly referred to as "jade" (the other being nephrite). Jadeite is a relatively rare mineral that is found in metamorphic rocks in certain regions of the world, including Myanmar (formerly Burma), Guatemala, and California. It is known for its bright green color, which is caused by more...
A locket is an item of jewellery, usually a pendant worn on a chain around the neck, that is hinged and opens to reveal a space, sometimes called a "keepsake compartment", used for storing a a personal memento, such as a miniature, a photograph or strands of hair.
Other styles of lockets are worn as a brooch or bracelet.
They have been around in various forms since the 15th century, but reached the peak of their popularity in the 19th century, when sentimentality was part of the national psyche.
They are most commonly made of gold or silver, often decorated more...
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