October 17, 2021

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How Tahitian Pearls Are Harvested

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Kamoka Pearl specializes in farming Tahitian pearls. It harvests the pearls in a way that keeps the oysters alive. Josh, the owner, gently opens the oyster and carefully removes the pearl, then replaces it with a pearl blank. The pearls are tumbled gently in rock salt to clean them and drilled with a specialized pearl drill to be used to create jewelry.

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How Tahitian Pearls Are Harvested