Pearl is formed within the soft tissue of a living mollusc. It is formed when any extraneous substance, for example, grain of sand gets into a shell. Color is seldom purely white, more often it is white with shades of pink, blue and green color. According to a legend, Pearl is formed from dew which is itself tears of the goddess of Love. Another legend says: once the god of subterranean empire has ordered to his citizens to bring him all known stones of different colors. He crushed them one-by-one, mixed them all together as he said: “Let's combine the beauty of all the stones together, to make a new stone - pure and invincible ". And so the diamond was born, - pure, as a dew, a stone of indestructible hardness, which contained all colors hidden in the sun rays. “It is the greatest stone of this Word, - said god - but for my queen I’ll create the greatest stone of the sea!” – and so he has created pearls. Pearl brings happiness, wisdom, wealth, promotes prosperity, saves from misfortune, protects youth, beauty and health, recuperates and heals a lot of diseases. It is a stone of Moon.
Talismans & amulets
Pearl is a talisman of arts, inspiration and spiritual perfection. It is also a feminine talisman.
It was believed that Pearl boosts sexual energy, strengthens visual acuity and heals ears diseases. It is beneficial for heart, lungs (against tuberculosis, asthma, chronic bronchitis), kidneys, urinary system and liver. Pearl possesses sedative and also laxative effect, neutralizes poison, lowers acidity, Pearl also raises sensuality. Pearl was believed to be the main ingredient of "immortality elixir".
Pearl grants to its wearer extraordinary foresight, protects him from risky commercial transactions and from evil eye. Pearl's magical properties depend on its color: white Pearl brings freedom, brownish - wisdom, yellowish - wealth, greenish - happiness.
Chakra Seven: Sahasrara, Chakra Three: Manipura