Pearl

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Folklore

Pearls were once thought to be the tears of the Gods or the tears of angels.

Pearls were considered to be the emblems of nobility and so Julius Caesar banned women below a certain rank from wearing them.

The Koran states that the trees of Paradise are hung with pearls.

In Scotland, pearls were worn near the heart to ensure a faithful lover.

Pearls are associated with vitality, beauty and innocence.

Pearls are the birthstone for June:

Pearls should bring joy to the girls of June,

For youthful beauty is their special boon (source unknown)

Pearl is the gemstone associated with the 30th wedding anniversary.