Mother of Pearl Shell
Mother of Pearl Shell
Mother of Pearl Shell
Mother of Pearl Shell
Mother of Pearl Shell
Mother of Pearl Shell

Mother of Pearl Shell

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Mother of Pearl

These Mother of Pearl Shells vary in weight and size.

They each weigh approximately 100g and will measure approximately 14x10cm.

Mother of Pearl shells are used to hold and burn sacred herbs, such as sage.

Relaxation, Soothing, Balancing

Chakra: Solar Plexus, Throat

Birthstone: Cancer

Hardness: 3-4

Composition: Calcium Carbonate

Formula: CaCO3

Colour: Creamy-white, Champagne colour

Oils/Herbs: Lemon, Teatree

Mother of Pearl refers to the nacre that coats the inside layer of the mollusc shell which is used to form pearl. The material has been used for thousands of years for decorative ornaments and jewellery.

Metaphysical & Healing Properties

Pearl Oysters and Abalones are the most mutual source of Mother of Pearl thus share a lot of similarities when it come to the metaphysical properties of these materials.

Mother of pearl is said to provide protection to the wearer, it can bring forward the healing energies of the oceans.

It has calming and soothing energies can help one to relax and balance their emotions.

The stone has been known to stimulate the intuition, adaptability, sensitivity creativity and imagination.

Mother of pearl has the ability to enhance the feelings of love, compassion and peace. It can be used by those seeking tranquility and calmness.

The material carries energies of protection and emotional balance, it should be used in times of tough emotional issues or when needing guidance in relationships as it has the ability to enhance communication, cooperation, commitment and compromise.

It opens ones intuitive qualities like sensitivity and imagination which enable one to view situations from a different more understanding perspective.

Mother of pearl is said to have divine energy, and using it with sage in the act of space clearing invokes the spirit of the ocean and uses ones highest chakra as a conduit to the divine realm. It has been used to try and guarantee the health of a new child or grandchild, for new mothers and  it was used to provide needed emotional, physical and metal support.

Harmonizes/Combines with Moonstone, Blue Chalcedony, Calcite, Aragonite

History

Scientists believe that Mother of Pearl was highly regarded in ancient Mesopotamia, it was often used to honour royalty and in creating intricate jewellery and inlays for beautiful ornaments and furniture as far back as 26000 B.C

Some Chinese mother of pearl artefacts have been found dating back to the Bronze Age, the material was used in crating of everything including furniture, jewellery and clothing for the upper class.

Mother of Pearl has been uncovered in Ancient Egyptian burial sites and pyramids. 

It was most famously used as inlay in a golden throne found in the tomb of King Tutankhamen, arguably the most known ruler of Ancient Egypt.

Early day Christians would often take a piece of Mother of Pearl with them on the pilgrimage journeys back from the holy place of Bethlehem.

Disclaimer

Crystal properties are listed for information purposes only and are not intended to replace medical advice. Always consult a physician for proper medical treatment.

Due to the natural formation of this gemstone, slight variation in gemstone and colour are to be expected.