Verdite is very popular in South African and extensively used for decorative purposes and carved animal statuary.
Verdite is also known as Buddstone or South African Jade, but it isn't jade. It's actually a type of Fuchsite and similar to Serpentine.
Verdite healing properties:
Verdite is a wonderfully healing stone reputed to heal the brain and your environment. Verdite brings about harmony between the past, present and future.