“Don’t worry! Japanese Pearls are safe”
We would like to express our
sincere gratitude to people in the world for their heartfelt sympathy upon
victims of the earthquake and Tsunami disasters hit eastern Japan on
Furthermore, we feel sorry for the troubles of the
earthquake-stricken nuclear power stations which make the world worry about
Japanese Akoya pearl farms or the center of cultured
pearl production are located 500 km (312 miles) to 1,000 km (625 miles) to the
west from the concerned area Please see the map below – Ehime, Nagasaki and Ise
are three major pearl farming area.
The harvesting of this year‘s Japanese
Akoya pearls has been completed prior to the earthquake and the pearls currently
in the market are safe from radioactive pollution.
So, we hereby
declare that our products are absolutely safe from the radioactive
Please be relieved in handling the cultured pearl products
exported from Japan.
Pearl Exporters’ Association