This item features genuine cultured pearls. Pearl Information:
Pearl Type: Mabe Pearl -- Salt water cultured pearl. AAA grade. Size: 13.3MM. Shape: Dome shape, flat bottom. Body Color: White. Overtone: Metallic silver gray. Luster: Very High. Surface: Clean. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: Japan. Length: Earring table measures 0.62X0.74". Setting: 14K White Gold. High polished white gold, post and omega clip. Earrings weight 9.7 grams. Gem Information: Diamond. Five diamonds on each earring. Total weight of diamonds is 0.06 carat.
For culture 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.
For Tahitian pearls, we use The Guide for Grading Tahitian pearls provided by the Tahitian Government.