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OYSTER PEARLS

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Though Oysters are used in spells for banishment, wealth, and divine opulence, but they are more known for their pearl-generating capabilities. Oysters generally protect themselves from the irritating grains of sand. In order to protect itself, it quickly starts covering the grain of sand with a mineral substance called layers of nacre. When the oyster starts covering it with layers and layers of nacre on the sand grain, also called as mother of pearl, it creates a gem called Pearl or Oyster Pearl.

These Pearls are not flawless but are textured irregularly shaped pieces of treasure. Also found with dents on it in various sizes ranging from very small to very large sizes measured in carats. Round ones with no dents or potholes are the most sought after pearls and precious ones as well. Japanese oyster pearls are the best among them all.

Oyster pearls have been highly sought-after throughout our history due to their unique aesthetics, glossy sheen, and rarity. Evaluated by jewelry makers, collectors, and investors, oyster pearls have long been a coveted item in many cultures. While oyster pearls are traditionally created by oysters on the high seas, nowadays they can also be cultivated through artificial farming techniques. From stunning pinks and purples to various shades of white, grey, or black - oyster pearls come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. But Natural Oysters are the most sought-after pearls, which are available in white color only. Not only do these breathtaking gems induce a sense of wonder, but they also bring about admiration for the beauty of nature as well.

For centuries, oysters have been valued for the unique and limited creations of nature that they produce. Oyster pearls are formed when a piece of grit or a microscopic organism gets inside an oyster shell and is not expelled. The oyster then secretes a natural material called 'nacre' which coats the gritty substance, eventually creating an oyster pearl. These spectacular gems come in various shapes, sizes, and colors depending on the type of oyster from which they come from.

Oyster pearls are natural forms found within oyster shells. They range in size and color and can form in both saltwater and freshwater environments. Oyster pearls have been a source of fascination for people across the centuries, with some appearing opaque or glowing with ethereal iridescence. Aside from their captivating and aesthetic qualities, oyster pearls are used for jewelry, adornment, medicine, and even food. Cultural beliefs around oyster pearls vary from region to region, but these mystical gems remain one of the most sought-after treasures in the world today.

The organic process of their formation is fascinating and every pearl is unique in its own way. It takes years for an oyster to form its own pearl, making them truly valuable. The qualities of oyster pearls make them highly sought after and suitable for everything from everyday fashion jewelry to coveted objects for high-end collectors. They are used mainly as adornments on jewelry but hold an enduring fascination that draws people to seek out these natural treasures which can range from white to grey shades.

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