Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl is one of the oldest materials in jewellery. Energetically it is the same as pearl – the symbol of beauty and feminine flowing energy.

Keywords: self-love and self-worth, accepting oneself, flowing through life, feminine energy, beauty, will, perfectionism, romantic mood.

Spiritual power
Mother of Pearls have been thought of as feminine gems throughout history and among the many symbolic meanings femininity has always been in first place when it comes to these gems. Mother of Pearl is also the symbol of fertility, purity, determination, perfection, and romance. Mother of Pearl were also worn by men in ancient Rome and they were associated with power, wisdom, health, and happiness.

Mother of Pearl have a direct association with fertility – as it is a mystery for the oyster to contain a pearl in its shell, a woman's womb and giving birth to a human being can also be seen as mysteries. Even many icons depict an open pearl shell. Mother of Pearl is the shell and therfore living organ.
Healing properties
Even during ancient times, pearls were recommended to women who had the wish to become pregnant.
Did you know?
  • Before plastic was widely used, mother of pearl was used to make buttons, combs, cutlery and other decorative elements.
Care and maintainance
Lukewarm soapy water is the best for cleaning this stone or use soft cloth. Doesn’t tolerate long periods in bright sunlight. Better charge under moonlight. Household chemicals and perfumes are not a friend of any crystal.
Best signs
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