Doesn’t Diving For Pearls with Boowa look fun ? He looks cool diving for pearls wearing his snorkel. Boowa wants to make a lovely pearl necklace for Kwala. Will he find enough jewels or will Kwala have to settle for … Continue reading
Pearl-diver in the Persian Gulf, from The Youngfolk’s Book of Invention (1926), by T.C. Bridges
Japanese woman pearl diver, in 1968. The image accompanies a 2005 news item on Discovery.com about a tankless breathing system for divers.
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Your aim is to find the pearls hidden in the sea bed off the sun drenched beaches of a tropical island. This is free diving so first you must fill your lungs with oxygen before making your dive. Keep an … Continue reading
‘Soshu Enoshima..ya no zu’ (Pearl divers at Enoshima), Kitigawa Tsukimaro (c.1804-1818). Reproduced from Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council’s Cotton Town digitisation project: http://www.cottontown.org. The print shows Japanese women pearl divers, and comes from the Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery collection. … Continue reading
Renton (Ewan MacGregor) dives down through ‘the worst toilet in Scotland’ to seek out mislaid drugs at the bottom of the ‘sea’, in a fantasy sequence from the film Trainspotting. Trainspotting (1996), d. Danny Boyle