Almost everyone has heard of Mikimoto Pearls. His contribution to the world of Pearls is unparalleled. In the late 1800’s he began to experiment with Pearl cultivation and after years of diligent work, he produced a totally round pearl. It is due to his contributions that the Pearl industry as we know it today evolved. These saltwater cultured pearls can display a charming range of colors and boast one of the highest lusters of all cultured pearls.