Thepearl is associated with chastity and modesty. Stable marriages are said to be the result of pearls. The Pearl is given on the 30th Wedding Anniversary as a gift.
Pearls smooth emotional imbalances. Increases personal integrity and calms the peaks and valleys of emotional expression. Physical: Boosts the adrenals and pancreas thereby increasing the production of insulin. Gets rid of conditions of bloating and eases the fluctuation of insulin levels in the body. Emotional: Contributes truth to situations of the heart, curbs behaviour that is not conducive to the advancement spiritually and emotionally of the individual.
Pearls that are most sought after are the ones produced by molluscan bivales or
clams and are nacreous and are from freshwater lakes or sea.
Pearls are valued highly for their rarity because they are produced in the wild.
Nowadays pearls are “cultured”, created with human intervention.
Today, most pearls used for jewelry are cultured by planting a core or nucleus into pear oyster.
A pearl is formed by calcium carbonate deposit which had been collected and been formed within the soft tissue of a shelled mollusk, such as an oyster, clam or mussel.
China is now the largest producer of akoya pearls, once dominated by Japan. Japan does not produce akoya pearls, which is smaller than 8 mm and it remains a large processor of China\‘s akoya pearls. South Sea pearls mainly come from Australia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Black pearls are found in Tahiti and are very rare
Pearls come from a living shelled mollusk and within a soft tissue, the hardened object is the pearl.
The most sought after pearl are the perfectly round shapes.
Pearls with the most lustre are highly prized.
These pearls are made into fabulous strand of necklaces, rings, earrings, matching bracelets.
Pearls are commonly made into lavish jewellery designs. However, pearls are now also used as
decorative designs for clothing and are stitched into the material.
Natural Pearls that are harvested from the wild seas are very rare and are very valuable.
However cultured pearls are now very common in the marketplace.
Pearls come in many shapes and sizes.