“I want to adorn all the necklaces of women in the world with pearls” - Kokichi Mikimoto, The King of Pearl
On July 11, 1893, the first pearl was created by culture technique from the Akoya pearl oyster of the Sea of Japan. He was one of the 10 greatest inventors in Japan and was greatly admired by Thomas Edison.
Today, his pearl culture techniques are applied in all types of pearls on the world jewelry market such as: South Sea Pearl, Tahitian Pearl, Akoya Pearl and Freshwater freshwater cultured pearls. Pearl.Continue reading