This item features genuine Tahitian and freshwater cultured pearls. Pictures and description are of the actual item. What you see is what you will receive.
Pearl Type: Tahitian Cultured Pearls and Freshwater Cultured Pearls. Size: Tahitian pearls are 11X14MM to 12X15MM. Freshwater pearls are 11MM to 12MM. Shape: Baroque. Body Color: Tahitian pearls are dark gray and medium gray body color with green, red /gray overtone. Freshwater pearls are white, pink, lavender colors. Luster: High to Very High. Surface: Freshwater pearls have lightly blemishes. Tahitian pearls have lightly blemishes and circles. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: Tahitian pearls are from Tahiti. Freshwater pearls are from China. Length: 32-inch (Opera). Clasp: 14K Yellow Gold. Oval flat pearl double sided clasp.
For cultured 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. For Tahitian pearls, we use The Guide for Grading Tahitian pearls provided by the Tahitian Government.