This item features genuine cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. AA grade. Size: 7 to 7.5MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: Creamy White. Overtone: Creamy. Luster: Medium to High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: China. Length: Double strands 19" and 21". Clasp: 14K Yellow Gold. Flower style double strand safety clasp with a 6.9MM cultured pearl.
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.