Nephrite is a variety of jade available in green shades ranging from medium to dark and may display black inclusions. Used for centuries for its true-grit hardness and classic beauty. Major deposits are found in British Columbia, Canada. Grades vary dependent on availability of rough material.
Beads>Grade C>Nephrite JadeBeadsGrade CNephrite JadeGreensBall10mmNaturalhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h203726gsH203726GSBead, nephrite jade (natural), medium to dark, 10mm round, C grade, Mohs hardness 6 to 6-1/2. Sold per 15" to 16" strand.//image1.fmgstatic.com/images/p3726gsb(2).jpg77.0977.09As Low As $39.45 per strand