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Ama (diving)

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Ama uminchu (in Okinawan) or kaito (in Izu Peninsula) are Japanese divers, famous for collecting pearls. The majority of ama are women. Ama means "Sea ...

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Feb 2, 2016 ... Ama - The Pearl Diving Mermaids of Japan ... Appearance of an old Japanese women divers^You do not need a visa and travel money ♥구경 ...
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Aug 25, 2009 ... Pearl divers return to the little man in the boat. Filmed around 1963, from the Italian documentary "La Donna Nel Mundo." Narrated in English ...

Ancient art of pearl diving breathes its last | World news | The Guardian

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Aug 24, 2006 ... Japanese women who mine seabed one lungful of air at a time are last of their kind.

Japan's Mermaid Pearl Divers In Photos | - Flashbak

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Nov 1, 2013 ... DIVING for pearls in Japan is a job for women. In this photos from July 30, 1937 two champion pearl-divers pose on the beach in the Miye ...

Nina Poppe: AMA looks at the women of Japan who dive for ... - Slate

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Mar 23, 2014 ... Many of the women are middle-aged or older—although the divers often ... water wearing nothing more than a loincloth in search of pearls and ...

Ama Pearl Divers - The Original Mermaids | Mikimoto Blog

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Ama Pearl Divers - The Original Mermaids | Mikimoto Blog - One of the most ... of pearls, and the remarkable feats of physical ability these women displayed in ...

The Last Japanese Mermaids - Messy Nessy Chic

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Nov 1, 2013 ... For nearly two thousand years, Japanese women living in coastal ... in addition to the more prosperous pearl-bearing abalone, would dive in ...

This woman is an "Ama"- a female pearl diver. In this area of Japan ...

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This woman is an "Ama"- a female pearl diver. In this area of Japan women were thought to be better suited to this work. However, young women today are not ...

Fosco Maraini. Ama pearl divers underwater. 1950s. Japan - Pinterest

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Ama-The pearl diving mermaids of Japan | Abysse

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Jan 25, 2015 ... Ama (海女 in Japanese), literally means 'woman of the sea' and is recorded ... Mikimoto used Ama divers to look after his cultivated pearls on ...

Japan's Ama Divers: A Sacred Tradition - The Culture Trip

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Dec 13, 2015 ... A powerfully romantic custom of women free-diving for oysters, ... female Ama divers play in the cultivation of pearls, and the remarkable acts of ...

Japanese Women of the Sea | VICE | United States

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Apr 11, 2012 ... The images tell the story of contemporary Japanese female pearl divers, aka ama . These women make their living by diving for abalone, ...