On the island of Palawan in southwestern Philippines, lives only person in the world, who revealed the secret of making a rare type of jewelry and gold pearls . By the fragile natural pearls are treated like a royal decoration. Each oyster is required 5 years to produce one such gem , with the slightest jolt could kill her .
This farm grows pearl is 500 km . from Manila and is very well protected from the emissions of a large city . Absolutely no effort thrown out to protect the oysters from external influence and negative influence on their growth
Jacques Branell , since 1979 director and co-founder of the farm , very worried about their possessions . He began to closely examine them even from heaven , bounding on his helicopter. No detail overlooked. On the ground , he wears a pink shirt , hat and jogging runs to inspect the farm. In English , he gave orders to his Filipino assistant , who is trying everywhere to follow the chief .
In fact , Jacques is more concerned with what lies beneath the waves . Fishing with dynamite and cyanide are still prevalent among the fishermen islands of Palawan . Because of this, the death of many corals , but now the same thing could threaten oysters . The owners of pearl farms even provide local authorities with new motor boats so that they can closely monitor the fishermen and to protect the natural resources that are around .
Before you put oysters in the sea after a 2- year incubation , each placed a small nucleus around which will grow a pearl . Then within 3 years divers will periodically get the cells to oysters, and turn them to pearls were perfectly round, as well as their X-ray radiograph to make sure that the pearl everything is in order .
But the most difficult in the process of growing pearl oysters became excretion «Pinctada Maxima». 15 years, biologists struggled with breeding rare species of oysters. The company now Jacques is unique in the world , which has a production secrets of the golden pearls.
The divers returned to shore with the first part of the crop. They brought baskets full of oysters , in which , and the gem , but , despite all the care for a few years no one can guarantee excellent quality. Of the 700,000 pearls, which are produced on farms , Jacques , over 75% are considered to be pearls of superior quality .
In the company of Jacques Brannel employs over 1000 people in the Philippines, opened 12 stores, which is sold all produced from the farm pearls .
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