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    Featured Above: Fine Natural and Certified Basra Pearls from the Poornima Lot

    Basra Pearl(Basra Moti)

    There was a time when Basra Pearl were the measure of riches. The metaphors and idioms in language were crafted using pearls as a benchmark of luxury.

    Real pearls were adored, preferred, gifted, loved, revered, coveted and collected.

    Persian Gulf pearls also referred to as Basra Pearls have been legendary and still continue to lure the collectors!

    The name of Basra is enough to evoke an interest!

    Pearls are favourite jewellery for men and women from times immemorial, Outshining the elegance, wisdom and true beauty of the wearer.

    Pearls have been worn by kings and queens alike and are favoured even today.

    The value of the pearls is determined by its lustre, colour and size with lustre being the most important factor.

    However, a bigger pearl is more valuable than its smaller counterpart. 

    In present times, there are also cultured pearls available in the market which is formed from human intervention in pearl culture.

    Basra pearl is a beautiful pearl form which originated from the Persian and Arabian Gulf. The pearl earned its name from its trading centre in the city of Al Basrah or Basra, located in Iraq and was one of the major hubs of the pearl trade.

    Majority of these exquisite pearls are harvested from the Persian Gulf in the coasts of Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait and United Arab Emirates.

    Majority of these pearls have an irregular shape and a slightly yellowish tint that makes it stand apart from the others.

    The name that the pearls got was from the trading centre and not because they originated there. These pearls are ones that have been harvested from the Persian Gulf off the coast of countries like, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, United Arab Emirates etc.

    The main species of oyster in the Persian Gulf producing these pearls are Pinctada radiata (Gulf pearl oyster), and to a lesser extent around the species Pinctada margaritifera (Black-lip pearl oyster).

    However the Basra Pearl supplies have dwindled greatly ever since the oil industry boom in the Arab countries.

    The Basra pearls are a highly valued and treasured species. These pearls have a featured in recorded history as far back in time as 300 BC.

    The Basra pearls available nowadays are far and few in between.

    If they come in large sizes with fairly regular shapes like button, round or barque with the primary colour being white they become collectibles.


    Jyotish Quality Basra Pearls are very rare, make it to the top of the Gem Pyramid and Give excellent results for the planet moon.

    Basra Pearls have a definite reflection and are one of the most valuable pearls of all. Very rare and precious, these pearls can be adorned in forms of different jewellery like bracelets, rings, pendants, earrings and bands.


    Fine Natural Basra Pearl of 6.28 carats from the Gemstoneuniverse Collection set in a Silver ring

    There are also pearl gemstones available in different colours like red, pink, golden among others.

    Basra pearl also has a major value in Astrology studies.

    The pearl is known to give peace and mental balance of the wearer and bring in love in the person’s life. It is associated with lunar energy and heals the physical and mental disturbances of a person.

    Also known as the ‘stone of reliability’, Basra pearl represents the Moon in Vedic Astrology.

    The pearl is known to be beneficial for people with Cancer sun sign. Many astrologers and palmists suggest Basra Pearl to people.  People are generally advised to consult a Vedic astrologer before wearing a Basra Pearl to determine the position of the moon in the horoscope.

    The Purists say that Basra Pearl gives the best results for planet moon as compared to the pearls of other origins.

    Natural Basra pearls, especially undrilled ones with silvery –white color and round /spherical shape are rare and extremely precious. In Vedic astrology, there is great power attributed to the Natural pearl.

    And there are old timers who swear by the effects of the Basra pearl like no other, and when it is a Basra in question, the shape of the pearl almost becomes inconsequential, so long as it is THAT NATURAL BASRA pearl.

    So powerful and effective is the Basra pearl that legends speak that just to view a real Basra pearl is extremely good fortune. These wondrous rarities have the power to do miracles

    Where can I buy Real Certified Basra Pearls Online?

    One can buy the beautiful certified Read Basra Pearls online from Vaults of Gemstoneuniverse where the finest Gem and Industry experts pick up high quality, near flawless Natural Certified Basra Pearls from the Gem and Pearls Testing Laboratory-Kingdom of Bahrain.


    Gemstoneuniverse provides authenticated certified pearls which guarantee you its natural essence and lustre.

    Gemstoneuniverse guarantees the best of pearls as every gemstone is tested and valued by expert gemologist.

    Whether you are a Gem Collector, Aficionado or an individual seeking to harness the pure energies of the moon using the Basra Pearl, Gemstoneuniverse will always have a fine Natural Real Basra Pearl with top certification for you.


    Certification of Real Basra Pearl

    In July 2008, the a new state-of-the-art pearl and gem testing and grading laboratory was opened in the Kingdom of Bahrain – a nation that takes special interest in the development of natural pearl industry. This new lab is specialised in testing and grading natural pearls to ensure they are distinct from cultured ones.

    Interestingly, Bahrain is the only country in the world, which bans importing or trading in cultured pearls. Prohibitive laws were passed following directives from the kingdom’s leadership. The new lab is also specialised in testing and grading gems, issuing world-standard certificates that are accredited regionally and internationally.


    Top 5 benefits of wearing Natural Pearl:

    Here are some of the healing benefits one could register within ones personality upon wearing the natural pearl if moon happens to be a natural benefic or a yogakaraka in the birth chart or is advised after a detailed astrological gem consultation.

    1) Lesser mood swings: One can get a relatively firm grip over one’s emotions where they threaten to derail day to day functioning.

    Interpersonal relationships can be smoother as the unpredictability of temperament gets reduced considerably.

    This is very important, for others may not want the constant problems associated with an unstable person – guessing the mood, approachability and method of working!


    2) Less harshness in thoughts and deeds: Moon is the natural significator (karaka) for mother, nurturing, sheltering, care giving and of course, mental balance.

    Wearing a natural pearl can foster a kinder approach and soften aggression considerably. A good emotional state can also ensure that the intellect gets the right platform to operate from. It is also seen to help considerably in case of overworked mothers who suffer from guilt complex of not doing enough.

    This guilt unfortunately, can trigger irritability and foster more guilt – a vicious consuming cycle. Wearing a natural pearl also balances the maternal instinct and alongside fosters a good sense to nurture oneself too!

    3) More balanced thinking: Time and again life puts one in tricky situations where choices must be made and often times, these are close calls! It is very easy to get swayed emotionally, if it concerns people around.

    To be objective, free from biases and to function in a more balanced fashion is a blessing of Chandra.

    Wearing a natural pearl can give the excellent gift of being able to think and not emotionalize critical information. One cannot be damaged emotionally, if one is smart enough to know self-preservation and nurturance.

    4) Better physical health: Wearing a natural pearl, if the gemstone is suitable for one, can bring about a large number of health benefits. One can visibly see lesser incidences of heat rashes; there is benefit with blood pressure issues, soothing of irritated stomach lining, better appetite, improved reproductive health, better bone health too among other things.

    It can be great for people suffering from rheum related ailments. It can even help with bringing down chemical dependency of any kind.

    5) Relief from long standing grief and trauma: Now this is probably one of the best outcomes of wearing a natural pearl. If there is long standing grief or emotional trauma, especially stemming from the childhood, wearing a natural pearl could help ease out old wounds and scars. Moon is the mother planet in the zodiac and wearing its gemstone can act as a protective, healing talisman. It can subtly work away the emotional knots bringing much relief.

    In addition to the above, the pearl blesses its wearer with beauty, abundance and good fortune.

    Features of the New Lot of Real Certified Basra Pearls from Gemstoneuniverse: Lot Name Poornima-The Full Moon Night.

    Gemstoneuniverse brings to you a new lot of certified and genuine, fully natural Basra pearls – Poornima.

    These gems of organic origin have luscious translucence and lustre. These gems have splendid energy and promise to deliver the best in terms of value as well as results in planetary gem therapy.

    These are premium and rare goods so get your soonest possible! They come with certification from state-of-the-art gem testing lab from the Kingdom of Bahrain that actually patronises the trade of only real and ‘natural’ pearls!

    Each gemstone in the new parcel Poornima

    – is fully natural and treatment free
    – has a rich lustre and translucence
    – is organic in origin
    – is of Persian gulf origin
    – is a jyotish quality gem
    – free from doshas listed in sacred texts
    – has phenomenal power and Moon planetary energy

    - Will Deliver top Results that only True Jyotish Gemstones can deliver.


    Abhijita Kulshrestha is Senior Director, Astrologer and Planetary Gemologist at Gemstoneuniverse. She is a certified Planetary Gem Advisor from the Planetary Gemologists Association and Accredited Jewelry Professional from the GIA.

    Abhijita is essentially a communication professional and holds a Master’s degree in Mass Communication and Journalism. She brings in a unique insight and perspective to Astrology and Planetary Gemology as she is also an NLP master practitioner certified by NFNLP, Florida. Besides her involvement with Gemstoneuniverse Abhijita is also a blogger for top international publications like Huffingtonpost

    Prior to her soul-level engagement with the world of Vedic astrology, gemstones and association with Gemstoneuniverse, she had a long stint in ‘word smithy’ ! She’s had professional stints at Mudra institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA); RK Swamy BBDO, Bangalore and Times of India.


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