Pearls

Chakra

Third Eye Chakra

Zodiac

Gemini, Cancer, Pisces

Birthstone

March, May, June, July

Information

Pearls are biogenic solid, rounded or irregularly shaped forms extracted from the shells of some marine and river molluscs. They occur in different colours:  white, yellowish, silver, golden, cream, blue, green, black, grey or pink and their transparency goes from translucent to opaque. According to the modern nomenclature of minerals approved by MMA, pearls do not belong to the minerals, but they contain the mineral aragonite in their composition.

Hardness

3 – 4

Keywords

Sensibility • Gentleness • Femininity • Purity • Intuition • Gracefulness

Meaning and healing

Pearl is stone of purity and sensitivity. It helps to relax, support emotional harmonization and provides integrity and enjoyment. Pearl gives gracefulness and emphasizes the best character traits. It is stone of peace and tranquillity.

On a physical level, pearls are used a lot in cosmetics. They are added to creams and serums because they have whitening and hydrating effect. Wearing a pearl necklace not only makes you visually nice and shining, but through its contact with the human skin it also gives a rejuvenation effect.  Pearls are used as well in classical medicine because they contain lots of calcium and amino acids. They have moreover wound healing properties, are helpful against eye diseases and they alleviate the symptoms of cataract (eye drops). Pearls are assumed to put the hormone system into balance and to be a strong aphrodisiac.