Pearls Are Gemstones with Astrological and Aesthetic Value
Pearls are got from sea, unlike other gemstones. Pearls are created in mollusks soft tissue. When an irritant enters inside the shell of the mollusk, it consistently produces conchiolin and aragonite material. The color of the pearls depends on the kind of mollusk that produces them.
Some decades ago, Japan and China started to harvest pearls in controlled farm with the help of oysters. A small irritant was placed intentionally inside the oyster very gently, then the rest was natural process. Ultimately, after some years a pearl gets produced. Cultured pearls shape is similar to pearls found deep in the sea. Natural pearls take years to form but cultured pearls get harvested in less than one year. Visit pearlsonly.com to get to know variety of pearls better.
Astrologers call pearl ‘queen of ocean’. It is associated with planet moon, which signifies education, mind, emotions, peace, harmony and sleep. Wearing pearl stone offers all the mentioned benefits and lightens the wearer’s aura.
Pearls are got from the sea, so they have a natural cooling property, which helps the wearer to keep their mind cool. Thus a person that struggles with depression, tension, instability and indecisiveness can find real pearl gemstone very helpful. It neutralizes negative planetary influences.
Pearls you buy needs to be round, smooth and spotless. They must not be heated or chemically treated or else they become useless for astrological purpose.
When you select cultured pearl jewelry determine a kind that suits your preference and budget. You get to choose from 2 basic varieties – saltwater and freshwater. The former include Tahitian, South Sea and Akoya pearls, while the latter are harvested in reservoirs and man-made lakes. The former are costly than the latter, although freshwater pearls of high quality can be very valuable.
Pearl quality will depend on their size, shape, type, color, surface smoothness, nacre thickness, and more. Cultured pearls have nucleus, which is surrounded with nacre layers. Layer thickness is crucial to determine pearl quality. It produces the inner soft, satiny sheen and luster that influences the pearl’s value.
Pearls look great in photos but when you go to buy them there are some things to remember. Make sure to do some research prior you go shopping for exceptional pearl strands.