This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearls in grade AA+. Pearl Information:
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. Size: 7.5 to 8MM Shape: Round. Body Color: White. Overtone: Light Pink. Luster: High to Very High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: Japan. Length: Total length is 21" from end to end. Clasp can be clipped on any pearl to adjust the length you need. Setting: 18K White Gold.
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.