Pearl Diving in Kuwait

Pearl Diving in Kuwait

A Kuwaiti pearl diver member harvesting for pearls on a diving trip in Kuwait. At least 160 divers aboard nine ships on a journey to revive the old cultural heritage of Kuwait.

The Pearls (Al-Dana) used to be an important contribution to the economy of Kuwait and was a main source of income for the Arabian Gulf before the discovery of oil. The trip will end on the 30th of August.

Photo: Raed Qutena

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