about 82-86%; conchiolin- about 10-14%; water- 2%
||The color of a pearl
is the result of a body color and an overtone color (known as
orient) present (due to surface effects) as a lustrous sheen.
White, light cream, light rose, light yellow, blue and green
overtones on a white body, black and colored pearls.
||2.6-2.78; conch pearl,
2.85; cultured pearls, 2.72-2.78, i.e., heavier than most natural
pearls, but this is not a diagnostic fact.
||Saltwater pearls are
the most important on the market place. These come principally
from the Persian gulf (coasts of Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia and
Bahrain State), Gulf of Manaar ( an arm of the Indian Ocean
between India and Ceylon), Australia, South Seas, Japan, Venezuela.
Freshwater pearls come from rivers throughout the world.
som somaya namah" repeated 11
times at the time of wearing a Moon talisman.
"Born from the wind, from the air, from the lightning,
from the light,...born from the gold, may the pearl protect
us from any fear"
-Ancient Vedic texts
of a well-placed Venus
of an afflicted Moon
The native will have good affluence, good fortune, recognition
Emotions under control.
Balanced emotional life.
Success, happiness and comfortable life can be rather difficult
Sicknesses during childhood.
Fluctuations, moodiness, instability.
Indecisions, lack of mental balance.
Desire to lie and spread false rumors.
Suffering from anxiety.
||Mukta, Pearl, Sasi-ratna,
Gem of the moon, Taraka, Falling star, Jiva-ratna, Gem of the