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Pearls Facts, South Sea Pearls Properties, Pearl Types & Pearl Benefits

Pearl Facts

Pearls are organic, made of Calcium Carbonate. Pearl is called ‘Moti’ or ‘Mukta’ in Hindi. Pearls occur in wide variety of Colors. Pearls can be Natural or Cultured. The most popular color is White and Cream, but the palette of color extends to every possible hue. Pearls can be Pink, Golden or Black too. Natural pearls form in the bodies, or mantle tissue, of certain mollusks, usually around a microscopic irritant without any human intervention of any kind. The growth of cultured pearls requires human intervention and care. Cultured pearls are the result of the deliberate insertion of a bead or piece of tissue which acts as an ‘irritant’. The mollusk coats this irritant with nacre and a Pearl is formed. Today, most of the mollusks used in the culturing process are raised specifically for that purpose, although some wild mollusks are still collected and used. Natural pearls can be separated from cultured pearls by taking X-rays to reveal their inner structures.

Pearl Properties

  1. Hardness of Pearl on Moh’s Scale: 2.5 – 3.0
  2. Refractive Index (RI) of Pearl: 1.52 – 1.69
  3. Specific Gravity (SG) of Pearl: 2.60 – 2.89
  4. Luster: Pearly
  5. Transparency: Translucent to Opaque

Pearl Quality

A Fine Quality pearl should be Symmetrical in shape (Oval or Round) with Good Surface finish and Luster. Good Surface Finish means that the Pearl should not have visible dents, Cavities, and Spots on its surface. All these parameters determine the Price of Pearls.

Pearl Price

Typical Characteristics of Natural Pearls on which their Pricing is calculated are- Shape, Symmetry, Size, Color & Finish. Pearls come in various shapes. Perfect Round & Symmetrical Pearls are high on quality. Silver, White, Golden & Pink colors are most desirable colors in Pearls. Small sized pearls (up to 4 carats) are comparatively more widely available. Bigger Sized Pearls (more than 4 carats) are difficult to form, thus higher price.

Pearl Stone Benefits

Pearl is associated with Planet Moon. Also, Pearl is the Birthstone for the Month of June as per western astrology. As per Indian Vedic Astrology, Moon is compared to ‘Mother’ in the planetary system due to its nature. It does not have any side effects and hence anyone can wear pearl. The Basic Nature of pearls promises to Protect from evil forces & helps in cure of anxiety, aggression, emotional and metal imbalance. It brings peace and calmness.Pearl is beneficial in curing Insomnia, migraine and headaches.

How to Buy Natural Pearl?

You can Buy Certified Natural Pearls online at www.shubhgems.in or Visit our Exclusive Showroom in Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, India. Call us at +91-8010555111 for any assistance.
We design customized Pearl Rings & Pendants for men and women.

How to Wear Pearl Stone?

Pearl is worn as Ring or pendant made of silver metal. Pearl Ring is worn in Little finger on Monday. Men should wear the ring in right hand while women can wear in any hand as per choice and convenience. Only un-drilled (without hole) Pearls are effective for astrological purpose.

  • Day for Wearing Pearl (Moti): Monday
  • Finger for wearing Pearl (Moti): Little Finger
  • Metal for Wearing Pearl (Moti): Silver
  • Mantra for Pearl (Moti): Om Cham Chandraye Namah

Pearl should be properly energized and activated when you wear it for best astrological results.

Where to Buy Pearl?

Shubh Gems offers a wide range of Certified Natural Pearl and Pearl jewellery. Visit Shubh Gems exclusive outlet at Lajpat Nagar, Delhi or Buy Pearl stone online at www.shubhgems.in. Shipping Free all over India. Call for details at +91-8010-555-111

Types of Pearls

Natural Pearls: These Pearls are formed through a Natural Process without any Human intervention. Such Pearls are rare and Expensive. Currently, Most Popular source of Natural Pearls is Japan. These Pearls are called ‘Keshi Pearls’. Japanese Keshi Pearl is the most preferred Pearl for astrology benefits. South Sea Pearls from Australia are most popular due to affordability & availability.

Cultured Pearls: These Pearls are formed through Human intervention. Mollusks are raised in Ponds & Lakes for production of Pearls using advanced techniques. China produces large qualities of Cultured Pearls.

Simulants: Simulant Pearls are the look-alike of Pearls. They only have appearance of Pearl but their Physical, Chemical and Visual Properties differ from Natural Pearls.

Always insist for a Laboratory Certificate when you buy Pearls or any other Gemstone. Shubh Gems specializes in Best Quality Certified Keshi Pearls (Japanese) and South Sea (Australian) Pearls.

Pearl Origin and Sources

Japan and Australia are the best sources of Pearl. Pearls are also produced in large quantities in China and French Polynesia, which provides Cultured Pearls and Tahitian Pearls respectively.

Know Pearls, South Sea Pearls

Pearls are purely organic made of Calcium Carbonate, CaCO3. Perhaps the best-loved gems of all time, pearls—natural and cultured—occur in a wide variety of colors. The most familiar are white and cream, but the palette of colors extends to every hue. Pearl is Birthstone for June as per western astrology. Pearl is the gemstone associated with Moon Planet as per Indian Vedic astrology. Pearl Ring made of Silver or any white metal should be worn in little finger on Monday. It is recommended to People with high Aggression & Emotional disorders. It is good for Peace of mind, Protection from evil energies, Emotional Stability & Positive Feel. Buy Pearl Stone online at best price for astrological or ornamental purpose. Natural pearls form in the bodies, or mantle tissue, of certain mollusks, usually around a microscopic irritant without any human intervention of any kind. The growth of cultured pearls requires human intervention and care. Cultured pearls are the result of the deliberate insertion of a bead or piece of tissue that the mollusk coats with nacre. Today, most of the mollusks used in the culturing process are raised specifically for that purpose, although some wild mollusks are still collected and used. Natural pearls can be separated from cultured pearls by taking X-rays to reveal their inner structures. Pearl is very soft & ranks at 2.5 – 3.0 on Moh’s scale of Hardness .Refractive Index range is 1.52-1.69 & Specific Gravity is 2.60-2.85. As pearl are very soft and easily attacked by chemicals. So, needs special care. There are four major types of cultured Pearls: Akoya—Japan and China both produce saltwater akoya cultured pearls. South Sea—Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines are leading sources of these saltwater cultured pearls. Tahitian—Cultivated primarily around the islands of French Polynesia (the most familiar of these is Tahiti), these saltwater cultured pearls usually range from white to black. Freshwater—These are usually cultured in freshwater lakes and ponds. They’re produced in a wide range of sizes, shapes, and colors. China and the US are the leading sources. Typical Characteristics of Pearls on which their Grading & Pricing is done are Size (mm), Shape, Symmetry, Color, Luster & Surface finish. Shubh Gems deals in all types of Pearls. Buy Good quality South Sea Pearls online at best price. Buy Pearl stone in India at Shubh Gems, New Delhi or order Pearl stone online from anywhere. Shubh Gems, India delivers Certified Natural Pearl stone without any delivery charges.