This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearls. This necklace has a clip on clasp and converter, including a small cap for the opposite end. . This versatile clasp allows you to adjust your pearl strand length or convert it into a lariat style necklace. Pearl Information:
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. AA grade. Size: 6-6.5MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: White. Overtone: Light Pink. Luster: Medium to High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Medium. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: China. Length: 24" long from end to end. Clasp: The clasp is 14K two tone gold. Yellow gold on the front, white gold on the back.
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.