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Pearl Stone Properties

Published on Dec 04, 2013

Pearl is a very famous gemstone which is worn by people all over the world. It has many properties which make it a special stone for astrological benefits. However, it is its beauty that has kept women attached to it all through these years. Women wear pearl as jewelry in many parts of the world. Be it ring, necklace or pendant, a pearl can totally enhance the beauty of simple looking ornaments. This gemstone is ruled by the planet Moon and so it has many astrological benefits too.


  • Pearl is a gemstone ruled by the planet moon. Its hardness on Mohs’ scale is between 2.5-4.5
  • It is composed of calcium carbonate created by an oyster after it encounters an irritant.
  • It is excellent for making jewelries and ornaments.
  • Natural pearls are the most flawless pearls.
  • It has medicinal value and many healing effects which has made it popular.
  • It is well known for its purity and light scattering effect.
  • Since it is associated with moon and with element water, it has a lot of calming effect on those who wear it.
  • It is the queen of gems and an emblem of purity & innocence.
  • It can be worn with both gold and silver. But for best effects, it should be worn with gold.
  • It is associated with the zodiac sign Cancer. However, people of other zodiac signs can also wear pearl gemstone.
  • It is used to enhance the good effects of moon.
Gemstone Pearl
Other Names Moti, Mukta, Moktim, Induratna and Shairatna
Ruling Heavenly Body Scale Moon
Mohs’ Scale Hardness 2.5-4.5
Specific Gravity 2.60-2.85
Can be worn in Gold and Silver
MColors White, pink, silver, cream, golden, green, blue and black
Transparency Opaque
Origin India, Venezuela and Persian Gulf


  • Pearl stone is recommended for those who get angry easily and lose their temper.
  • It pacifies anger, mental inconsistency and helps in strengthening the heart.
  • It is one of the best remedies used to overcome obstacles which are caused by moon.
  • It is believed that the person who wears pearl gets a lot of fame, respect, wealth and kingly comforts.

Apart from all these properties and uses, pearl can also be used as jewelry, simply because it enhances your beauty when worn. Find natural unheated and untreated pearl on our website. You can now shop for pearls directly from the online store and even get your birth chart checked by astrologer on the website.

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Dear Rita,
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posted on Jan 04,2020
Very nice, I need white pearl

Rita Rai

posted on Jan 02,2020