The secret of the Ohrid Pearl

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The pearl is a symbol of beauty, love, marriage, clean, wealth, virginity and perfection.

Throughout history, the pearl, with its warm inner glow, has been one of the most highly prized and wanted gems. Countless references to the pearl can be found in the religions and mythology from the earliest times. The ancient Egyptians were buried with them. Cleopatra reportedly dissolved a single pearl in a glass of wine and drank it. The Greeks highly appreciate the pearl for both its unrivaled beauty and its association with love and marriage, while in ancient Rome pearls were considered the ultimate symbol of wealth and social standing.  During the Dark Ages, while fair maidens of nobility cherished delicate pearl necklaces, the knights wore pearls believing that the magic of the pearl will protect them in battle. In the Renaissance pearls were so highly regarded, a number of European countries actually passed laws forbidding…

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Autore: alessandria today

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