Pearls are the oldest known gem, and for centuries were considered the most valuable. So valuable that the Roman General Vitellius allegedly financed an entire military campaign with just one of his mother's Pearl earrings.
Pearls have been used for personal ornament for thousands of years. They were probably one of the earliest gems found by prehistoric man.
Pearl is the June Birthstone. They have long been considered ideal wedding gifts because they symbolize purity and innocence. Traditionally it is a near requirement for brides. In the west, Pearls are the recommended gift for couples celebrating their third and 30th wedding anniversaries.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Pearl:
Purity, faith, charity, innocence, integrity, focus, wisdom, spirituality, sincerity, fertility.
Detailed Info on the healing powers of Pearl
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