Pearl Islands: The Story of Bahrain's Natural Gems
The story of the pearl is a tumultuous tale that dates back to the birth of civilisation. The magical allure and unearthly lustre of this Queen of Gems seduced the rich and powerful, holding them spellbound for centuries. As the passion for the gems escalated, so did the status of the island of Bahrain. What divers find here are not just any pearls, they are known as the finest in the world.