While I was out with the kids today, I ran into a friend and I noticed she was wearing a beautiful, delicate Jade bracelet. In ancient Chinese culture, Jade was worn to ward off evil and injury. That tradition continues today with people still wearing Jade bracelets for protection.
While I was in China a few years ago with Steve for one of his conferences, I spent quite a bit of time in the markets in Beijing drooling over the beautiful Jade pieces. I ended up buying my own Jade bracelet, but I realize that while I can appreciate the tradition associated with the piece, it is really the gorgeous color that I am drawn to.
Jade is such a lovely, soothing color and can be a perfect choice in interiors.
If you want to keep it simple, there are some beautiful Jade paint colors to try.
From left to right: Antique Jade, Ming Jade, Quiet Moments (love this! Have this color in my dining room), Jade Green (all Benjamin Moore)
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