Pearl symbolizes wisdom gained through experience. It is said to help the wearer learn the important lessons of every life experience, and help them to gain more wisdom. Pearl is a symbol of purity, generosity, loyalty, perfection, spirituality, moon, femininity, beauty, tears, mourning and wisdom accumulated through a lifetime of experience. Throughout the superstitions of the world, pearl is said to bring good fortune, wealth, and protection to the wearer. It has calming effects, balances karma, strengthens relationships, protects children. In the Hindu folklore, pearls were born from dew drops falling down at night under the moonlit ocean.