A reputed indigenous item you can get when you visit Bali is Atlas Pearl. The spirit of Bali is immersed in it as the natives say. Atlas Pearl Farm is an enviable business leader in eco-pearling which is focused on extracting the most sought after silver and white Pinctada Maxima or the South Sea pearl. Atlas Pearl Farm has branches in Bali, Flores, Alor, West Papua etc. At the farm, you will be able to witness an exhibit of some of the most beautiful pearls or the best ever created by the human hands and hence the visit to Atlas Farm can be considered as an educational one to know more about the precious material in the world.
Highlights: With the support of 20 years in this business, Atlas has grown into a fully integrated system of marketing. Every year, they harvest more than 300,000 South Sea pearls that would be sold as retail and used in in-house jewellery manufacturing. The farm is considered to be a global leader in the category of 9-13 mm. Another important feature of this farm is its involvement in giving the local people job in the farm.
Around 80% of Balinese people are working in Atlas Pearl Farm. In the North Bali pearl farm has 100% women employment and by that Atlas has set a uniqueness in the male-dominated field of pearling.
Entry fee: There is no entry fee to be paid to enter the farms and it would need around 1 hour and 30 minutes to explore each section here.
Location: Penyabangan, Gerokgak, Buleleng Regency, Bali 81155, Indonesia.