Facts About Pearl Stone

  • Pearls are the only gemstone made by living animals.
  • Every Pearl is unique and has its own imperfections.
  • The oldest known pearl jewelry fragment was found in the sarcophagus of a Persian princess who died in 520 BC.
  • Pearl farming is known as “Periculture.”
  • Salt water Pearls come from Oysters but Fresh Water Pearls usually come from mussels.
  • Pearls get their color from inside the shell in which they are growing.
  • Pearl ranges from white to gold and from purple to black.

Care & Cleaning of Pearl Stone (Moti)

Nowadays, most of us wear Cultured Pearls than the Natural Pearls. So it is necessary to handle them carefully in order to keep them in a good condition.

  • Cultured Pearls are fragile and get damaged without proper care.
  • Pearls are so soft and delicate which requires special care and cleaning efforts to ensure a long life of luster and beauty.
  • Pearls will be always clean if you put it on after the makeup is completely done.
  • Dirty Pearls can be cleaned with a mild soap and water.
  • Never try harsh chemicals on Pearls to clean. And also don’t apply ultrasonic cleaner on Pearls.
  • The best way to clean pearls is to wipe them with a soft damp cloth on a regular basis.