PearlJune 22, 2016
Purity, honesty and integrity, concentration, focus, meditation, serenity, tranquility and wisdom.
- Early Chinese civilization considered black pearls a symbol of wisdom and believed they were formed within a dragon’s head. Once full-grown, the pearls were carried between the dragon’s teeth. According to this myth, one had to slay the dragon to gather the pearls. The ancient Japanese believed that pearls were created from the tears of mythical creatures, such as mermaids, nymphs, and angels.
- One Persian legend tells that pearls were created when a rainbow met the earth after a storm. Imperfections in a pearl’s appearance were thought to be the result of thunder and lightning.
- The ancient Egyptians prized pearls so much that they were buried with them. Cleopatra reportedly dissolved a pearl from one of her earrings in a glass of either wine or vinegar, depending on the source, and drank it. She did this just to show Mark Anthony that she could devour the wealth of an entire nation in just one gulp.
Pearls symbolize wisdom acquired through experience. They are believed to attract wealth and luck as well as offer protection. Known for their calming effect, pearls can balance one’s karma, strengthen relationships, and keep children safe. The pearl is also said to symbolize the purity, generosity, integrity and loyalty of its wearer.
Pearls symbolize purity, spiritual transformation, charity, honesty, wisdom and integrity, all the best within us. Pearls can help with self acceptance. They lift your spirits and make you feel calm and beautiful. They remind us to walk with Dignity.
Pearls not only provide a mirror in which to see ourselves, but give us insight into how we appear to others. The ragged, rough grain of sand, transformed over time slowly growing into a object of great value and beauty. With it’s humble beginnings, Pearls symbolize innocence and a pure heart, and help us get in touch with the simple honest things of life.
The Meaning of Colored Pearls
|Blue||The wearer will find love|
|Black or gold||Wealth and prosperity|
|Pink||Success, fame, and good fortune|
|Brown||Practicality, masculinity, dependability, and harmony|
|White||Innocence, beauty, purity, and new beginnings|
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