Mother Pearl Pendants – The Mother of Pearl is considered an organic gemstone.
It is the milky opalescent lustre coating the inner shell of the mollusk that
produces pearls. The combination of iridescent and vivid purple, blue and green
created by abalone are considered the most valued compared of others.
of pearl is found abundantly worldwide in both fresh and salt water such as
Japan, Philippines, Madagascar, Australia, Persian Gulf, Europe, South Pacific
Islands, America, Burma, the Gulf of Manaar, French Polynesia and South East
mollusks create a pearl by closing the shell to protect itself and trap a
parasite or foreign object in the nacre. However mollusk doesn’t always produce
it has been mentioned and used for centuries in ancient Egypt and Sumerian. It
has been exhibited as religious art in East Asia and Islam. In the period of
Queen Victorian’s reign between 1837 to 1901, it was used extensively for
creating items such as cutlery handles, jewelry box, buttons and screens. It
was also used to adorn guitars and musical instruments.
it is said to mend emotional hurt, promote joy and peace, and envelop the heart
with sensations of ease and tranquillity. It is said that it Mother of pearl
attracts luck and was used as a charm.
it is said to help with muscle spasm and tensions, aids the nervous system,
improve immunity, and remove toxins, support digestions and all types of
gastrointestinal disorders such as diarrhoea and constipation. It is also said
to clear all kinds of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and rashes.
astrological sign for Mother of pearl is Cancer. It is the birthstone for those
born in the month of June. It is said that Moonstone is for the solar plexus
and throat chakra.
of pearl is commonly incorporated in jewelry as inlays or carvings. They are
also carved to make cameos and beautiful shapes. A hole can be drilled and made
into a necklace for an earthy tribal style or set into a bezel for a modern
flair. The beautiful colors make it suitable for bridal jewelry.