How can you tell if Basra pearls are real?
How to Identify Basra Pearl
- Basra Pearls are lighter in weight.
- Basra pearls have a solid chalk-like core. No regular or uncultured pearl is chalky inside.
- Basra Pearls should hold a certificate and letter from the Kingdom of Bahrain or the Government verifying that the pearl is certainly a Basra Pearl.
Why are Basra pearls expensive?
The marine ecosystem of the Persian Gulf region was depleted decades ago, due to overfishing and pollution. Since last 25 years, there is no supply of natural pearls from the Persian Gulf region. Due to the increasing demand and rarity, the value of existing natural Basra gem skyrocketed with time.
What are Basra pearls?
Basra pearls are a kind of natural gems that originate in the Persian Gulf in the Middle East. Interestingly, the reason why it got christened as Basra is because it was largely traded in Basra, an Iraqi city located on the banks of the river, Shatt al-Arab, back in the day.
Where is Basra pearl found?
the Persian Gulf
Basra pearls are found in the Persian Gulf, and are considered quite rare, and hence precious. The term is often used for all natural pearls. These are different from cultured pearls, which are farmed under controlled circumstances.
Which Moti is best?
Rare and natural pearls are considered the best. Pearls should preferably be smooth, round and free of spots. They should not be chemicaly or heat treated; otherwise they might be useless. To attain the desired benefits from pearl, one should only wear high quality and natural seawater pearls.
What is the cost of Moti?
Price of Pearl Gemstone(Moti) (per carat / per ratti) Natural Pearl price in India is between rupees 1500 per Chaw to rupees 5000 per Chaw and above. Cultured Pearl prices in India is between rupees 500 per carat to rupees 3000 per carat and above.
How do you clean Basra pearls?
You can wash pearls in warm, soapy water, but it’s important to use a mild detergent. Add 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of soap to 1 quart (946 ml) of warm water to dilute it, and mix well to create a soapy solution. Ensure that the water is warm and not hot because it can damage the pearls, especially if they are real.
What is the price of 1 gram pearl?
The cost of 1 gram A-grade freshwater pearl can be as low as INR 40. The cost of 1-gram highest quality freshwater pearl (AAA) is about INR 250.
How do you wear Basra pearl?
The procedure of Wearing the Basra Pearl:
- Planet: Moon.
- Time: The first hour of the day (after sunrise)
- Finger To Wear: Ring/Little.
- Day To Wear: Monday.
- Which Hand: Working Hand.
- Metal: Silver.
- Stone Weight: According to Body Weight.
- Mantra: Aum Chandraya Nama.
Who can wear Moti stone?
Because of its calming effects, it is recommended for people who have developed a negative attitude or lost all hope in life. Children, especially those below 12 years of age, who face health problems or fall sick easily are recommended a pearl stone.
Which Rashi should not wear pearl?
This means that people of Taurus, Gemini, Virgo, Capricorn and Aquarius ascendant should not wear pearls. If such people wear pearls then their mind gets distracted and upheaval starts in life. Those people whose moon is placed in the 12th or 10th house in their horoscope are also not advised to wear pearls.