This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. AA grade. Size: 7 to 7.5MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: White. Overtone: Light Pink. Luster: Medium to High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: China. Length: Necklace is 18" long. Earring stud top is 1/4" in diameter. Setting: 14K Gold. Necklace has 14K sea shell clasp. Earring studs have 14K medium built post and butterfly back. You have choices of yellow gold or white gold.
For Akoya 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.