What is Pearl? Meaning, Color, Pictures

- Aug 21, 2018-

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Picture of pearls by GlitzUK

Pearls are created by the coinciding of the platelets of film and aragonite of conchiolin flanking to the pearl surface. They are the products of bivalve mollusks (which is mostly mussels and oysters). Pearls are not specifically hard, but they are spectacularly difficult to crush and compact. Pearls are products of bivalve mollusks (mainly oysters and mussels). The pearl’s color varies greatly by the water and type of mollusk.

Pearl is the representation of virtuousness and pureness. It is more often than not worn by brides and sown into their gowns for their special day. It is the birthstone for June and there are a great deal of traditions and customs associated with the gemstone.