How To Make A Pearl In Viet Nam
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Ancient Chinese literature refer to pearls as originating in the brain of a dragon and being so lustrous as to be visible from a thousand yards. In Ha Long Bay, the Bay Of Descending Dragons is The Ha Long Bay Pearl Farm.
Until the early 1900’s, natural pearls were accessible to only the rich and famous. It was during this time that Japanese researchers discovered the techniques that could be used to cause oysters to create pearls “on demand.” Oysters create pearls as a defense mechanism. If an irritant, such as sand get inside the oyster shell, they secrete a substance around it which forms a pearl. The Japanese discovered that if you surgically insert an irritant directly into the body of the oyster this will produce a perfect pearl.
The man who finally joined the various technical processes with smart business sense and worldwide marketing, was Kokichi Mikimoto. He is credited with almost single-handedly having created the cultured pearl industry.
Today pearls are affordable and available to all. Cultured pearls share the same properties as natural pearls. The only difference is a little bit of encouragement by man. (Shopping – Halongpearl.com.vn)
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Hi Jayne, Interesting – who eats the oysters? Shame to have them go to waste after doing their secretion job which I ‘m sure does not affect the flavor. Harv
Hi Jayne !! I am back on… Thanks to your poking your head in and making me feel like I should do something about my iPad being on the Fritz. I missed everyone more than they missed me. No worries. Just trying to learn how to manage my computer better now. I am now trying to catch up with all my emails. I absolutely love pearls.. Have been lucky enough to have been given many strands of pearls over my short years. Very old ones, fresh water pearls, Tahitian black pearls. Pearls of all colors. I even had a pearl bracelet of flattened pearls, which happens when the oyster try’s to reject the nucleus that is placed inside it. I recently gave that new bracelet away to an older lady who admired it. I get more from giving than most. I wanted to thank you so much for the beautiful wooden bracelet from Viet Nam. Do you know what type of wood it is made from? It has such a beautiful color and grain. I have one other wooden bracelet that is black and carved. Thank you for your sweet gift. it meant a lot to me.
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