Description: Pearls, natural or cultured, are formed when a mollusk produces layers of nacre around some type of irritant inside its shell. In natural pearls, the irritant may be another organism from the water. In cultured pearls, a mother-of-pearl bead or a piece of tissue is inserted (by man) into the mollusk to start the process. The pearl symbolizes eternal life.

Japanese akoya cultured pearls are pictured at Ohata pearl industry in Ise, western Japan

Characteristic: Pearl come in many different colors from white, pink, silver, cream, brown, green, blue, black, yellow, orange, gold, and purple. Pearl has an hardness of 2.5–4.5.

Power:  Pearls brings kindness, serenity, purity, sensitivity, luck, sharpens prudence and intuition. It gives vitality, soothes mood swings and anxieties. Blue pearl gives ease and lightness, pink pearl encourages perseverance and fidelity, black pearl is a luck charm and promotes friendship. Pearls are effective in curing stomach ulcers, they protects the intestines and stimulates the digestion process. They’re also known for decreasing  fevers and fortify the nerves. The pearl demonstrate to us through its growth that each painful experience that life reserves to us can be transformed into an opportunity to strive for greater perfection. The pearl helps to uncover and dissolve certain emotional blocks. Moreover, it constantly reminds us the perfect harmony and the beauty of our real being, which brings us closer together. Representative of the divine mother, she gives this pleasant feeling of security. It is also said that pearls warns of the danger, and protects of misfortune if worn in necklace. The pearls captures and strongly reflects the vibrations of those who wear them. It is recommended from time to time to neutralize their energy by soaking them in a bath of pure sea salt or in salted water. This is especially recommended for the pearls that another person has been able to wear before.

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Etymologist: The meaning of the word Pearl, come from the French perle, but the real origin of the word come from the Latin perna with mean leg.

History: The earliest writings mentioning pearls date from 2,300 BC and come from China. They describe it as a gift from nature. Since then, numerous testimonies throughout history have celebrated the poetic beauty of this precious gem. In India, the pearl would have been discovered by God Krishna.The oldest pearls discovered were found into several prehistoric period graves. Around 5500 before J-C, people used to put a pearl on dead’s  upward lips. In ancient Egypt, egyptians prized pearls so much they were burried with them too. In the same time in ancient Rome, pearls were the ultimate symbol of  wealth and social standing. Symbol of prestige, purity and sweetness, the pearl has always seduced and conquered the hearts of men. Alexander the Great introduced it to the West after his expedition to the borders of the Persian Empire, accompanied by marvelous legends about his birth, origins and magical properties. Constantine will resume the custom of the King of Persia by raising three rows of pearls on his tiara. And that love for pearls even continued later, they were so highly regarded into the Renaissance period that law were passed forbidding anyone but nobility to wear them.

Stone attributes: Beauty, softness, protection, générating force (attributes of the divine mother)

Birthstone: June

Chakra: Wear your pearls close to your plexus

Zodiac: Cancer, Pisces, Libra for white pearls, Capricorn for black pearls

Planets: Venus, Mercury

PEARLS SOLD: WE SELL CULTURAL PEARLS ONLY (no synthetic pearls). If you want to buy please go on our Etsy page

You can also go our youtube page for more about the stones

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