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Jade is a green mineral popular for ornamentation.


The Jade Gates separate the Jade Sea from the Summer Sea.[1] Jade Compendium is a book about the lands of the Jade Sea.[2] Only the god-emperor is allowed to wear the traditional gowns of cloth-of-gold, green pearls, and jade in Yi Ti.[3]

The massive chairs of the Pureborn of Qarth are decorated with goldwork and studded with amber, onyx, lapis lazuli, and jade.[4] A bronze arch in the city depicts two snakes mating, and their scales are made of delicate flakes of jade, obsidian, and lapis.[5]

Within the Great Sept of Baelor, a chamber has carvings of the Seven with eyes of onyx, jade, malachite, and yellow moonstone.[6]

The buttons on Salladhor Saan's coat are carved jade monkeys.[7] Xaro Xhoan Daxos decorates his nose with rubies, opals, and flakes of jade,[5] and he owns goblets of jade and gold.[4] Leo Tyrell pins his half cape with a jade rose.[8] Garin of the orphans wears a jade stud in his ear.[9] Illyrio Mopatis has jade among his various rings.[10] The beard of the merling king on the helm of Ser Marlon Manderly is decorated in jet and jade.[11]

Squares on cyvasse boards can be made of jade, carnelian, and lapis lazuli,[12] and game pieces can be made of ivory and jade.[13]

Wildfire is also known as the jade demon.[14]


The Jade Emperor was a legendary ruler of the Great Empire of the Dawn.[3] The jade-green emperors were a dynasty in Yi Ti.[3]

The High Septon presented Aenys I Targaryen with a golden crown inlaid in jade and pearl with the faces of the Seven.[15]

House Velaryon became rich when Corlys Velaryon returned from the Jade Sea with jade, spice, and silk.[16]

Prince Daemon Targaryen gave to Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen a jade tiara alleged to have belonged to the Empress of Leng.[17]

Jade from Qarth was popular in King's Landing during the Lysene Spring.[18]

Ser Eustace Osgrey owned an old silver cup which displayed the lion of House Osgrey in flakes of gold and jade.[19]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Daenerys Targaryen has a vision of ghosts with eyes of amethyst, jade, opal, and tourmaline.[20]

A Clash of Kings

The crown of Renly Baratheon, by David Griffith © Fantasy Flight Games

Renly Baratheon's crown is a ring of gold roses with a stag's head made of jade.[21]

The Tourmaline Brotherhood gives Daenerys a dragon crown with three heads carved from ivory, jade, and onyx.[4] Xaro Xhoan Daxos gives her a thousand miniature knights carved of amber, amethyst, beryl, jade, onyx, opal, and tourmaline, with armor of silver and gold.[4]

A Storm of Swords

Ser Loras Tyrell, having joined the Kingsguard, clasps his cloak with a golden rose brooch with jade leaves.[22]

Tyrion Lannister sends Alayaya a necklace of silver and jade and a pair of matching bracelets to make amends for the girl's beating by order of Cersei Lannister.[23]

The seven-sided golden chalice given by Lord Mace Tyrell to King Joffrey I Baratheon has a blue jade falcon to represent House Arryn.[24]

A Feast for Crows

Tiny beads of jade decorate the gown of young Ermesande Hayford.[25]

Jade manticores are among the plundered items used by Euron Greyjoy to bribe ironborn.[26]

A Dance with Dragons

Ser Jorah Mormont gives the widow of the waterfront a fan of thin jade leaves.[27]

Among the tribute collected from the free folk passing through the Wall is a green jade comb.[28]


We could sail to Qarth. The streets are paved with jade there, my brother always said.[29]


  1. The World of Ice & Fire, Beyond the Free Cities: The Grasslands.
  2. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 5, Samwell I.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 The World of Ice & Fire, The Bones and Beyond: Yi Ti.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 40, Daenerys III.
  5. 5.0 5.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 27, Daenerys II.
  6. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 43, Cersei X.
  7. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 10, Davos I.
  8. A Feast for Crows, Prologue.
  9. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 21, The Queenmaker.
  10. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 1, Tyrion I.
  11. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 19, Davos III.
  12. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 13, The Soiled Knight.
  13. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 6, The Merchant's Man.
  14. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 5, Davos I.
  15. Fire & Blood, The Sons of the Dragon.
  16. Fire & Blood, The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne - Policy, Progeny, and Pain.
  17. Fire & Blood, Heirs of the Dragon - A Question of Succession.
  18. Fire & Blood, The Lysene Spring and the End of Regency.
  19. The Sworn Sword.
  20. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 68, Daenerys IX.
  21. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 22, Catelyn II.
  22. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 6, Sansa I.
  23. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 12, Tyrion II.
  24. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 59, Sansa IV.
  25. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 27, Jaime III.
  26. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 29, The Reaver.
  27. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 27, Tyrion VII.
  28. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 58, Jon XII.
  29. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 57, Tyrion XI.