Salem Al Roum, former pearl diver, in conversation with Spatika and Liz on Tell Me More

Our youngest podcaster is out exploring the world of pearl diving this week, a major part of this region's economy until just a few decades ago. By the early 20th century, the Gulf region supplied up to 80% of the world's pearls. Between the invention of cultured pearls and the discovery of oil however, those days are long gone.

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