It's hard to get news of the culturing operation in Dubai, but here is a photo. Clink link to get more photos

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/ph...2018038_10.htm
(Source:sznews.com/Agency)
xinhua has has a few pearl articles that come up in a search.
this one is about an archaeological site where a big trade, including pearls is being excavated.