Pearl (Moti) is an organic gemstone known for its lustrous appearance and astrological benefits.
Who Should Wear A Pearl?
Pearl is the birthstone and the rashi ratna for Cancer sun sign (22 june-22 july). Pearl stone bestows the powers of Moon on its wearer and brings him peace, confidence, courage and calmness. Wearing a Pearl stone has no negative effects and therefore, anyone can wear a Pearl stone, especially ascendants of Sagittarius, Pisces and Leo.
Which Pearl Stone Should I Buy?
Cultured Pearls should ideally weigh at least 1/10th in carats of your body weight (60kg body weight = 6 carat stone).
Wild natural Pearls are extremely rare and small and should weight 1/60 carats of your body weight.
The stone should preferably be round, smooth, free of spots and have no chemical or heat treatments.
Pearl strengthens Moon in wearer’s horoscope. It is associated with providing calmness and tranquility.
It is believed that Pearl gemstone benefits people who are depressed, mentally disturbed or emotionally unavailable.
Children, especially those below 12 years of age who face health problems or fall sick are recommended to wear a Pearl stone.
Another one of the benefits of Pearl gemstone is that it instills self-confidence in its wearer and helps them to express themselves freely.
Medically, pearl is believed to keep the Heart strong and healthy. It maintains water balance in our body.
Pearl Gemstone Price:
Pearl price per carat depends upon Weight (carats/ratti) and Quality (Shape, Spots & Color).
For Astrological purpose, Natural Wild Pearls are considered the best. However, their prices are very high because natural pearls are extremely rare. Natural Pearl price in India is Rs. 40,000 – 53,500 per carat.
If you want to buy a black pearl, then your first choice should be a black Tahitian Pearl with price between Rs. 1100 per carat and Rs. 2700 per carat.
Price of Pearl stone per carat can be converted into Moti stone price per ratti by multiplying it by 0.6 (so, Rs. 10,000/carat = Rs. 6,000/ratti).
Price of Pearl stone depends upon where you buy from. For example, South sea pearl price in India is between Rs. 325 per carat to Rs. 1200 per carat depending upon its quality.
Be careful! Most gemstone dealers sell synthetic or low quality Pearls and pass them off as natural as south sea pearls, thereby not making you get your’s money worth. So do ensure that you get a trusted Lab certification mentioning tests for authenticity, treatments and origin.
The quality of Pearl depends upon its shape, color and spots.
For Astrological purpose, the Pearl’s quality depends on how many spots it has. The fewer the spots, the better the quality.
Where Should I Buy Natural Pearl?
Be careful as many dealers sell fresh water pearls and call them cultured South Sea Pearls. Unethitical jewelers also sell low quality pearls and pass them off as natural pearls. Therefore, when you buy Pearl Online, ensure that you get a Lab Certificate of its authenticity from a Reputed Lab.
The seller should also have a clear Refund policy. You can buy Pearl online at Sairattan.in where the original pearl stone are reasonable and quality, the best. We value your trust above anything else and provide a free lab certificate which ensures that your Pearl gemstone is 100% natural.
Also, pay cash on delivery as we provide free shipping for our products world wide. We also have a customer-friendly Return and Refund Policy.
Which Is The Best Substitute For Pearl?
Moonstone is the best Pearl substitutes. However, substitutes are astrologically less effective than the primary stone.
How To Wear Pearl?
The first choice as the Metal for Pearl should be Silver. Gold, Panchdhatu etc should be avoided if possible.
What Is The Procedure For Wearing Pearl?
Pearl is worn in little finger of the correct hand (right-hand for right-handed people and left-hand for left-handed people). It should be worn on Monday evening during the Shukla Paksh (Waxing Moon).
Chemical Composition of Pearl (Moti):
The chemical composition of Pearl is 82-86% Calcium Carbonate, 10-14% conchiolin and 2-4% of water (CaCO3 and H2O).
|Color||Black, White, Yellow, Orange, Blue, Silver, Cream and colorless|
|Hardness||3.5 – 4 (Moh’s Scale)|
|Refractive Index||1.530 – 1.685|
|Density||2.6 – 2.78
Conchiolin Pearl – 2.85, Cultured Pearl – 2.72 to 2.78
|Specific Gravity||2.65 – 2.85|