• work
  • As she spends time with a Psychiatrist, she drifts in and out of reality and assumes characters from both The Tale of Genji and Ama while a Prosecutor and the Chief of Police work to determine her guilt. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ama were known for their coarse manners, and their work coarsened their skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Utamaro and others played with these contrasts, portraying ama in elegant, resting poses as they often did with geisha, but nude and unkempt in their work environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • A portrait of Pearl S. Buck taken during the 1920s, during the time she lived in Nanking. (npr.org)
  • I'm excited today to talk about the geriatric pharmacotherapy pearls, it's a great time to talk in the day because it's after lunch, we've actually all had a snack and it was cookies, no milk, but we should all be relaxed and now I get kind of the exciting time to try to reengage the audience. (upmcphysicianresources.com)
  • women
  • Rebecca Traister surveys how the 2008 election changed politics for women, Darin Strauss absorbs a classmate's death, and Hilary Spurling resurrects Pearl S. Buck's life and fiction. (npr.org)
  • often
  • Assessing the quality of pearls involves the use of various tools and methods, which are mainly visual and often quite subjective. (mdpi.com)
  • years
  • Edgar, the oldest, ten years of age when Pearl was born, stayed long enough to teach her to walk, but a year or two later he was gone too (sent back to be educated in the United States, he would be a young man of twenty before his sister saw him again). (npr.org)
  • nature
  • Due to the opaque nature of pearls, spectroscopy measurements were performed using the Diffuse Reflectance UV-Visible spectroscopy technique. (mdpi.com)
  • Island
  • Learn how pearls are farmed, view Ama diver demonstrations, and wish upon a shell at the small shrine in the centre of the island. (timeout.com)
  • A fragment of Isidore of Charax's Parthian itinerary was preserved in Athenaeus's 3rd-century Sophists at Dinner, recording freediving for pearls around an island in the Persian Gulf. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the first half of the sixteenth century, Spaniards discovered the vast and luscious pearl oyster beds that existed on the Caribbean coast of Venezuela, particularly in the vicinity of Margarita Island. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • In fact, pearls from the Sulu Archipelago were considered the "finest of the world" which were found in "high bred" shells in deep, clear, and rapid tidal waters. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Gulf of Mexico was particularly famous for pearling, which was originally found by the Spanish explorers. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • The aim of this study was to investigate the capacity of Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) to classify and estimate the quality of 27 different pearls from their UV-Visible spectra. (mdpi.com)
  • The results of this study shows that the developed UV-Vis spectroscopy-ANN method could be used as a more objective method of assessing pearl quality (grading) and may become a valuable tool for the pearl grading industry. (mdpi.com)
  • A study conducted on pearl diving men of the South Pacific, showed that men constantly diving in cold water have fertility problems. (blogspot.co.uk)
  • book
  • Then in his book You Only Live Twice he created the love interest for James Bond in an ama diver called Kissy Suzuki. (blogspot.co.uk)