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Mikimoto Pearl Island is learning space of Cultured Pearls

When crossing a bridge over the deep jade color’s sea, that is a pearl kingdom! It’s Mikimoto Pearl Island.The exhibited many kind of beautiful pearls in the pearl museum. You can also see the demonstration of women peal divers. The name of the shrine enshrined in the island is “Tama-no-miya”. ✳︎Tama is including meaning of pearl.The island is covered with pearls. Formerly, limited wealthy people could only easily obtain natural pearls. It is Japanese cultured pearls that reversed it. In 1893, Mr Kokichi Mikimoto was successful for the aquaculture of pearls under the guidance of Mr Yoshiyoshi Misaki who was a zoologist and a doctor of science.↑The statue of Mr … Read More

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