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Ama (diving) - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Ama Pearl Divers - The Original Mermaids | Mikimoto Blog

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Ama Pearl Divers - The Original Mermaids | Mikimoto Blog - One of the most ... ' sea women'[2] – were traditional free divers who made their living diving to ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

The Amazing Physiology of Pearl Divers | Runner's World

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Mar 28, 2016 ... There are about 2,000 “Ama” left in Japan—female pearl divers who plunge unaided to the bottom of the ocean 100 to 150 times a day, holding ...

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

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Sep 29, 2016 ... Exploring the beautiful tradition of Ama diving in the coastal villages of Japan. ... Ama (海女 in Japanese), literally meaning 'women of the sea,' is recorded as ... diving deep into the Pacific Ocean for abalone, oysters, pearls, ...

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 ...

Japanese Women of the Sea - VICE

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Relying solely on lung power, these 60-year-old ladies make their living by diving for abalone, a slimy sea snail that produces pearls.