Kokichi Mikimoto, the sole inventor of "cultured pearl" system, standing in front of some 1,500 strings of pearls developed at his company.


  • Title: Pearl Industry, Japan
  • Date: 1946-09, 1946
  • Location: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Pearls, Jewels, 1940s, Kokichi Mikimoto, Industry, Japan, Pearl, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_111297181
  • Credits: Life Magazine
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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