Islamic Interpretation of Dreams (Ibn-i Sirin):
(Beads; Jewel; Money; Tears; Women) Drilling wholes in pearls to string them in a dream means fulfillment of oneâs goals, easing oneâs passage, or facilitating oneâs marriage.
In a dream, a pearl also means a son.
If oneâs wife is pregnant, and if she hands him a pearl in his dream, it means that she will deliver a beautiful son.
If the pearl has no glitter, or if he takes it from his wife and locks it inside a box in a dream, then it represents a servant.
A pearl in a womanâs dream means good news.
If she is unwed, it means that she will get married.
If one sees himself bartering a pearl or a gem for fake jewelry, or for chips of glass in a dream, it means that he has sold the reward of the hereafter for the temporary pleasures of this world, or that he has exchanged something precious for something worthless, or it could mean that he may commit a sin, or become an apostate. Pearls in a dream also represent the Quran, manner of proper talking, bezels of wisdom, children, servants, integrity, beauty, or money.
If one sees himself piercing a pearl in a dream, it means that he will give valuable interpretations to Quranic verses.
Swallowing pearls in a dream means forgetting what one has learned from the Quran.
Swallowing pearls in a dream also could mean acquiring wisdom and knowledge.
Selling pearls in a dream means acquiring knowledge and growing to be famous and respected.
Throwing pearls at people in a dream and seeing people collecting them while one remains aloof, represents a judge who issues his verdict, or admonishes people who accept what he says and abide by it accordingly. Receiving a pearl in a dream means caring for the daughter of a relative. Finding a pearl in a dream also means finding a wife. Borrowing a pearl from someone in a dream means begetting a son and giving him for adoption, or that the boy will die shortly after his birth. Pearls in a dream also mean becoming wealthy from an inheritance.
As for a scholar, a pearl in a dream represents knowledge, and for a governor, it means expansion of his power.
As for a merchant, it means a growing business, and for a craftsman in a dream, it means advancement in his craft. Pearls in a dream also represent the final step in adorning something and the proper way to display beauty, or they could represent fantasies and attractions. Drilling a hole in a pearl in a dream also means having sexual intercourse with a blood relation.
Swallowing a pearl in a dream means hiding a testimony. Chewing on pearls in a dream means backbiting people. Vomiting pearls in a dream means scheming against people and deceiving them.
Throwing a pearl into a river in a dream means helping people. Extracting a pearl from its shell, then throwing the pearl and keeping the shell in a dream means that one is involved in body snatching and in desecrating the graves. Opening a closet with a key and pulling out stored pearls from inside it in a dream means asking a question from a scholar. Counting pearls in a dream means going through hardships.
Seeing pearls in a dream means becoming joyful and happy. Receiving a gift of pearls in a dream denotes a political appointment. Pearls in a dream also denote good words, money, or servants.
A pearl necklace in a dream means marriage, or a bundle of money, or it could mean memorizing the Quran. Carrying loads of pearls in a dream means carrying burdens.
Throwing pearls to a swine or over a trash pile in a dream means giving knowledge to people who are not worthy of it, or people who do not understand it and who will consequently mock him. Burning pearls to cook with them rather than wood in a dream means putting a heavy burden on someone who cannot carry it and consequently having him explode. Large pearls in a dream provide for better connotations than the small ones. Pierced pearls in a dream mean easy and fast coming money. Pearls in a dream also may represent tears.
(Also see Counting pearls; Mother of pearl; Tears)