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January 23, 2018

   Unbeknownst to the people of the Arabian Gulf, far away in the country of Japan a man named Mikimoto and some of his compatriots had been trying to discover how to make pearls grow in oysters on purpose, how to farm pearls.  They had succeeded.  And in 1928, they ha...

January 11, 2018

For at least two thousand years life for those who lived along the coast of the Arabian Gulf revolved around pearls.  As surely as the sun rose and set, so did the pearling trade follow its natural rhythm.  In May each year the men took to the pearling boats and headed...

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