2005-05-13 06:56:07
The Existence of Pearl in Indonesia
Indonesia nowadays is producing more South Sea Pearl, especially from Pinctada maxima, either from the nature or from cultivation. The center of Pinctada maxima cultivation are spread all over the spot like in Lampung, East Java, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara, South Sulawesi, North Sulawesi, South East Sulawesi, Maluku, North Maluku and Papua.

Indonesian South Sea is very popular in world market, and it usually sold in Loose and Jewelry. For Loose pearl, it is usually sold by Auction way, either in local or foreign.

Pinctada margaritifera, Pinctada fucata, Pinctada lentiginosa and Pteria penguin are other famous type of cockleshell, which cultivated in Indonesia. The pearl cultivation is can be done only in clean and calm water. By the pearl cultivation, it will gain lot of profit and also will keep the quality of seawaters clean and safe.

South Sea Pearl is produce by some countries that makes more advantages for it. That is why, it needs way to promote the uniquely Indonesia pearls that supported by the Letter of Authencity.

Some Indonesian pearls entrepreneurs are now make an association called as ASBUMI or the Association of Indonesia Pearls Cultivation. As a provider for the Indonesian pearls entrepreneurs, the existence of ASBUMI is important and they play the role as a facilitator in order to cultivate and to sale the Indonesian Pearls.

 (Editor Of IndonesiaJewelry.com)