Mikimoto Pearl Jewelery

Today Mikimoto pearl jewelry is world renown for their incredible beauty and luster. Over fifty years after his passing, Mikimoto pearl jewelry still bears the name of Akoya pearl culturing legend Kohichi Mikimoto. Mikimoto was the driving force behind new and innovative pearl culturing methods as well as raising the awareness of cultured Akoya pearls and Mikimoto jewelry to the international stage and market.

Mikimoto harvested the world’s first cultured half pearls in 1893. About ten years later, he opened up a Mikimoto pearl jewelry retail locations in Japan. By 1919, Mikimoto pearl jewelry retail stores had locations in England, France, India, China and the United States. read more

Mikimoto Pearls

Mikimoto pearls still bear the name of pearl culturing pioneer Kohichi Mikimoto. Mikimoto is credited with bringing cultured pearls to the international stage and market. In Japan, Mikimoto is considered a national hero.
Mikimoto pearls are renowned for their incredible luster and beauty. A Mikimoto pearl necklace made from genuine Mikimoto pearls is truly a work of art. Mikimoto pearls are very high quality Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. A Mikimoto pearl is very beautiful.

As Mikimoto was the driving force behind new pearl culturing innovations, there are many Akoya farms now in Japan that culture Mikimoto quality pearls available to pearl connoisseurs without the Mikimoto pearl prestige pricing.
Mikimoto pearls and a Mikimoto pearl necklace are truly wonderful luxuries! read more