Pearls occupy a privileged place in Eastern Europe and many Eastern cultures for thousands of years. Long before the West discovered these precious drops of dew, adorned with the aristocracy of the East. Not only have they been valued for their beauty and finesse in awe, inspiring many legends and beliefs, how they were formed instead of talking. According dewdrops old Arab legends moonlight fell into the ocean filled, they were out of oysters, which makes swallowing the beads. Ancient Chinese believed that pearls are formed in the brains of dragons, while a Polynesian myth tells Oro, the Polynesian god of peace and fertility, came to Earth on a rainbow, and offered a shell especially for men. The Arabs believed pearls represents perfection and fullness, while the Chinese consider the natural black pearl as a symbol of wisdom.
Pearls have always fascinated mankind, because the story of how it is formed and connected. It is believed that Christopher Columbus brought pearls U.S. soil, has his third voyage in bags exchange beads along the coast of Venezuela. Queen Elizabeth 1 (1533-1603) also had a great passion for pearl necklaces. Bank obtained their pearls pearl beds Manaar Gulf, Indian Ocean, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, etc.
As natural pearls made?
Before the concept of cultured pearls, all pearls are formed naturally, without human intervention. Each shell mollusk can produce a gem of natural processes, but they are not all valued as gemstones. Pearls formed in oysters pearl pearl beads family molds live in the ocean, river mussels, another group of mussels that live in freshwater, several species of marine pearl oysters in the family Pteriidae, etc. are pearls, value and the real “jewels” are.
The pearls are formed when irritants or microscopic parasite enters a bivalve mussels random and lies inside the housing. To protect, support clam shell (calcium carbonate and conchyoline), the. With the stimulus itself This secretion is repeated continuously and permanently resides in beautiful layers covering a jewel. Therefore, all the beads are round, but sometimes as an irregular shape to take boring. A beautiful perhaps all like a grain of sand, organic waste, animal tissues, parasites, etc. is formed a jewel of course, for many years, decades in some cases, making them rare and very expensive. More than a thousand oysters sought the value of a jewel.