Instructor Shohei Oya showing young women apprentices how to insert mother-of-pearl bead into live oyster at pearl factory.


  • Title: Pearl Industry
  • Date: 1946
  • Location: Japan
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Vintage Print, Pearls, Japan, Shohei Oya, Industry, Jewels, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_750883
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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