Silence, tight lipped, secretive, hiding a secret beauty. It may also represent the body, or material existence, in which your psyche develops as does the pearl, through irritation, and is trapped by its restrictions. In some dreams depicts the shell closed around your inner feelings. Eating oysters is thought by some to stimulate sexuality, and so it could be a symbol of this. And there is the saying, the world is my oyster, suggesting we can find riches and beauty in life once we open the shell. See: Clam; Pod.

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