Pearl is organic gemstone formed inside the body of living mollusk. Pearls are broadly categorized into fresh water & salt water Pearls. Most fresh water pearls that from China are artificially cultivated & not preferred for astrological purpose. Main types of salt water Pearls are – Keshi from Japan, Tahitian from French Polynesia & South Sea Pearls mainly formed in the waters of Australia, Indonesia & Philippines. Basra Pearls are the rarest variety of Natural Pearls. Pearl is June Birthstone as per Western Astrology. Pearl represents Moon planet in Indian Vedic Astrology. It brings Peace, Positivity, mental & emotional stability and also good health.
Who should wear a Pearl Gemstone?
Pearl is a beautiful organic gemstone made of Calcium Carbonate. It is ruled by the Moon which provides soothing & calming energy. Pearl represents purity and inner wisdom. People with weak moon in horoscope must wear pearl.
- Vedic Astrology prescribes Pearl (Moti) for Cancer (Karka) rashi.
- Western Astrology also recommends Pearl birthstone for Cancer sign.
- Pearl is the birthstone for people born in June as per western astrology.
- But anyone can wear Pearl as it has no side or negative effects.
- It is beneficial for everyone and can be worn without recommendation.
- People of any age group can wear Pearl.
How to wear Pearls?
|Minimum 1/10th of the body weight. E.g. a person weighing 60 Kgs can wear a 6 carat Pearl gemstone.|
|The little finger of the working hand.|
Day & Time
|Monday, morning between 6 AM - 9 AM|
|'Om Son Sonmay Namaha’, ॐ सों सोमाय नमः ।|
Pearl provides many benefits to its wearer.It brings peace, positivity, balance, harmony and longetivity in life.
Supports Anger Management -According to the Vedas, Moon rules emotions. Hence, Pearl is a great stone for maintaining emotional and mental balance. It is highly beneficial to the people who find difficulty in controlling their anger. Wearing Pearl helps its wearer to stay calm, composed and positive.
Provides Professional Growth -Wearing Pearl can increase concentration, boost confidence and imrpove self-expression. It brings success in creative and artistic pursuits. It also helps bring clarity of thoughts needed for sucess in career.
Good Health -The positive energies of Pearl stimulates water balance in the body making it a brilliant health stone. It heals all the essential organs of the wearer and provides them with a robust circulatory system.
Improves Mothermood -Pearl has divine feminine energy which is highly beneficial for pregnant women, new mothers and women going through fertility or hormonal problems. It also helps to strength the bond of a mother with her child.
Pearl Quality & Price
The quality and price of a Pearl depends on its type, origin, body-color, lustre, surface texture, shape and size. Currently, the price of Pearl in Indian starts from ₹ 700 per carat ($10 approx.) and can reach up to ₹ 2 lakh per carat ($3000). Prices in other countries like the UK, USA and UAE may vary depending upon its supply and demand ratio.
Type -Pearls are broadly categorized into fresh water & salt water Pearls. Most fresh water pearls are man-made pearls and come from China. Saltwater Pearl are authentic and have high quality. Natural pearls are more expensive than man-made pearls due to their rarity. Additionally, man-made pearls are not astrologically recommended.
Origin -The main source & types of natural salt water pearls are – Keshi from Japan, Tahitian from French Polynesia, Basra from Iraq, and South Sea pearls that are found mostly in the waters of Australia, Indonesia & Philippines. the natural Basra Moti price remains substantially high because of its historical importance. Other exotic varieties such as the Tahitian pearl also receive a high value in the market for its beauty and rarity. South Sea Pearl is often considered quite affordable because they are easily available.
Color -Pearls comes in various colours i.e. white, silver, pink, golden, blue, black, etc. Pearl body color and overtones depend on the type of Mollusk that produces them. The rarer and purer is the pearl colour, the more valuable is the gemstone. Golden Pearls are the most attractive type of pearls. Black Pearls are very desired but extremely rare and expensive. White Pearls have the highest astrological benefits. Thus, most people prefer White Pearls.
Lustre -Pearl is composed of layers of a hardened organic substance called nacre that produces a surface glow when light passes through its layers. The high-quality Pearl with thick nacre layer often displays a luminous lustre and is considered quite desirable. In contrast, the average-quality pearl with poor nacre appears too white, dull and chalky in appearance.
Surface Texture -Tiny marks and the subtle blemish on Pearl’s surface are proof of its genuine origin. Theses blemishes result from the drifts and jerks occurred inside the Mollusc’s body during the Pearl formation. The presence of fewer surface flaws and imperfection denotes a superior quality and a more valuable pearl.
Shape -Pearls are natural organic gemstones, so can occur in any possible shape which makes this gemstone both interesting and one-of-a kind. Perfectly Round & Symmetrical Pearls are are rare and considered most valuable. But Basra pearls are considered quite valuable even in unsymmetrical shapes due to their extreme rarity.
Size -Small sized pearls (up to 4 carats) are comparatively more widely available. Bigger Sized Pearls (more than 4 carats) are difficult to form and thus more valuable.
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