Pearls & Precious Stones in Indian stories

India’s Deccan plateau, that was formed out of a volcanic eruption millions of years ago, was the first place on earth where diamonds were mined.

In India, these precious stones were believed to possess miraculous powers. Flawless gems, it was thought, brought good fortune to the owner in the form of long life, good health and prosperity. Whereas, flawed gems brought the opposite effects.

Power and purity of these precious stones, thus become the most common motifs in our stories.

Watch the video to listen to interesting and intriguing stories about pearls and precious stones!

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