This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearl.
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. AA+ grade. Size: 7.8MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: White. Overtone: Light pink. Luster: Very High. Surface: Very slight blemish. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Origin: Japan. Length: The pendant measures 14X21mm (.55X.83") and weights 2 grams. Setting: 14K Yellow Gold. Gem Information: Diamond. Total diamond weight is 0.01 carat. Diamond quality is G-I color, SI1-I1 clarity.
For Akoya pearls, we use the cultured pearl grading standards provided by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and The Guide for Grading Akoya Cultured Pearls by Gemworld International, Inc. We use the G.I.A. Gem Pearl Master Comparison Set to actually compare with the pearls we grade.