Black pearls symbolise wisdom and knowledge. As a result of this connotation, giving a gift of black pearls is like giving someone the gift of knowledge or wishing them wisdom on their journey of life. Black pearls can also represent tears. Tears are known to release stagnant toxic energy, releasing allows for the kundalini energy that is stored by trauma to rise and activate persons third eye.
Throughout history, black pearls held a special place. As they were different, they were valued but looked upon as mysterious. They were only worn by royals and the nobility, which gave them a superior status to white pearls.
The Chinese believed that black pearls were formed within the heads of dragons. Because of this, they’re associated with wisdom and knowledge in Chinese lore. In order to get a black pearl, one had to kill the dragon. Naturally, this association made black pearls very rare and precious.