This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearls. Pearl Information:
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. Size: 6.5 to 7MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: Creamy White. Overtone: Light Creamy. Luster: Medium. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Medium. Matching: Good Match. Origin: China. Length: 52" long. You can wear it as single long strand, double strand or tri-strand necklace. Clasp: 14K Yellow Gold. Filigree double sided clasp.
For Akoya pearls, we use cultured pearl value factor standards provided by Gemological Institute of America (GIA) and The Guide for Grading Akoya Cultured Pearls by Gemworld International, Inc. We use G.I.A. Gem Pearl Master Comparison Set to actually compare with the pearls we grade. The G.I.A. Gem Pearl Master Comparison Set is developed by Gemworld International, Inc. and International Cultured Pearls of The Orient, Inc. for G.I.A. and exclusively provided by G.I.A.