The word "jade" communicates a sense of mystery. In Chinese, "jade" (yu) refers to a fine, beautiful stone with a warm color and rich luster, that is skillfully and delicately carved. In Chinese culture, jade symbolizes nobility, perfection, constancy, and immortality
THE CRYSTAL PLANET BLOG
The first recorded use of crystals was by this ancient culture, who used crystals in their magical healing formulas, as the main material to create sculptures and depictions of their deities and for inlays in their finest artwork. Lapis Lazuli and Serpentine were a couple of their favorite stones.