Ise-Shima is the first place in the world to succeed in pearl farming.
Characteristics of the sea in Ise-Shima ・ The ria coastal cove has a gentle tide and deep water.Furthermore, the water flowing from the mountains of Ise-Shima National Park, which is warm and rich in nature, to the sea is rich in nutrients and plankton!Ise-Shima has the conditions to produce high quality pearls.
Pearls have been prized as jewels all over the world for a long time because they are so beautiful that they are called "moon drops" and "mermaid tears".In addition, there were cases where it was taken as a medicine due to its rarity.
In 1893 (Meiji 26), Kokichi Mikimoto [1858-1954] discovered five semi-circular pearls from the Akoya pearl oysters under experiment in pearl farming in Japan.Since inventing the pearl oyster farming method, it has developed mainly in Ago Bay and has gained fame as the birthplace.
Pearl removal experience
Introducing a shop in Ise City where you can experience taking out only one pearl in the world from the Akoya pearl oysters grown by Ise-Shima.
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It is also recommended to make your own accessories from the pearls you took out.
Main stores where you can buy pearls in Ise city
Introducing stores in Ise city where you can buy high quality Ise-Shima pearls. Please come and visit us.