Jade, or ‘yu’ in Chinese is also known as the "Stone of Heaven”. Jade is a desired stone prized for thousands of years in China for its purity, serenity, protective powers and healing qualities. It is considered the health, wealth and longevity stone used also for courage, wisdom, justice, mercy, emotional balance, stamina, love, fidelity, humility, generosity, peace and harmony. Associated with the heart chakra, Jade increases love. It is also said to stimulate creativity and mental agility, and attract good luck and enhance one’s health. It also has detoxifying effect on the body by stimulating the kidneys. Jade symbolizes renewal. It is considered a lucky stone and frequently worn as an amulet.