Drilling Pearls by Hand

The hand method of drilling pearls is still used for making holes in the natural pearls of the Arabian Gulf.

Enjoy my video of making a hole in a very tiny seed pearl that is only 0.5mm.

Coconut wood
Coconut Wood

Pounding Seed Pearl into Coconut Wood
Pounding Seed Pearl into Coconut Wood

Preparing Seed Pearl
Preparing Seed Pearl

Making a hole in a Seed Pearl by Hand
Making a Hole in a Seed Pearl by Hand

Seed Pearl Prepared by Hand

Pearl Workers and tools
Pearl Workers and Tools

Pearl Drilling

Pearl Drilling Tools
Pearl Tools

Pearl Drilling Tool Set
Pearl Tool Set

Drills in Various Sizes
Drills in Various Sizes

Learn more about natural pearls learning about drilling pearls.

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