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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl_hunting

Pearl hunting is the act of recovering pearls from oysters in the sea. Pearl hunting used to be the prime industry in the Persian Gulf region and Japan. Pearl diver ...

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Mexican pearl divers confined to diving suits for too long would suffer rheumatism , paralysis, partial deafness and respiratory problems due to the compressed ...

www.divingheritage.com/pearldivingkern.htm

Feb 28, 2005 ... They believed the magic of these lustrous gems would protect them from harm. ... In the 1870s, divers off the coast of Australia discovered something great. ... sail- powered and only catered for one diver's apparatus, but by the ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2006/aug/24/japan.justinmccurry

Aug 24, 2006 ... Ancient art of pearl diving breathes its last. Japanese women who mine seabed one lungful of air at a time are last of their kind. Pearls.

www.khaleejtimes.com/nation/general/11-facts-about-pearl-diving-in-the-uae

Dec 2, 2015 ... Pearl diving in the Emirates is a tradition that goes back a 1,000 years. Much before the gulf was known for its oil. Men would be gone for the ...

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What do Pearl Divers do? A pearl necklace seems a lot more precious when you realize that each pearl along the string is the fruit of a risky mission undertaken ...

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Nov 5, 2013 ... Mikimoto used Ama divers to look after his cultivated pearls on ... In order to successfully complete this process, each diver would have to hold ...

www.independent.co.uk/travel/middle-east/the-pearl-fishers-the-waters-surrounding-the-island-of-bahrain-harbour-untold-hidden-wealth-1869100.html

Jan 16, 2010 ... Beginners have a pool session with Robin to learn the basics, and one open- water dive at the banks. Certified divers do two open-water dives.

www.aol.com/article/news/2016/07/14/japans-dying-tradition-of-female-pearl-divers/21431998

Jul 14, 2016 ... Although Ama means "woman" diver, men can do the job too. Nakayama also works at an "Ama Goya" – an Ama hut - set up by the Osatsu ...

www.amnh.org/exhibitions/pearls/obtaining-pearls/diving-for-pearls

Pearl divers working in the Sulu Archipelago of the southern Philippines have ... the Bajau (or Badjao) people of the Philippines did most of the diving, often ...