The birth of a pearl is the result of irritation to the soft body of a mollusk. The sea animal, trying to soothe the stuck sand or speck, nourishes the irritation with a many layers of nacre until the pearl is formed. With this self-nurturing origin story, pearls have long been considered to be gems of nurturing and nourishment. It comes as no surprise that pearls have a centuries-long reputation for their healing properties.
Metaphysically, pearls are said to assist in calming and centering, as well as to nurture your faith, loyalty, integrity and purity. They are strong symbols of femininity. Many believe pearls can help women connect with their “inner goddesses” and exhibit “feminine energy.”. It supports mood stability with its soothing and calming nature. Its spirit-building capabilities can help to relieve the uneasiness, nervousness, anxiety and tension associated with occasional stress, leaving you cool, calm and collected.
Crystal healers believe that pearls have specific frequencies of energy vibrations which can re-balance deficiencies in the human body when they are worn, just like gemstones. Pearls were used by ancient Chinese royalty as a beauty supplement and to heal eye ailments to serious heart problems, bleeding, fever and indigestion.
This pendant is made from genuine freshwater pearl and 100% sterling silver. It pairs beautifully with our sterling box chain (sold separately).