Over a century ago, Kokichi Mikimoto succeeded in developing the world's first cultured pearl. His quest for the pure, lustrous gems of the sea were the inspiration that built the house of Mikimoto. Today, the company is the world's finest producer of quality cultured pearls. The company's name is synonymous with superior quality at every stage, from the selection of finest materials to expert craftsmanship and design. Each unique piece combines timeless elegance with sophisticated, modern design.