AA+ 7.5-8MM Japanese Akoya Cultured Pearl Necklace 14K Clasp (Item Number: NF3416)
This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearls in AA+ grade. Pearl Oasis is one of a select few pearl jewelry retailers to offer best quality Japanese akoya cultured pearl necklaces with the Japanese Pearl Exporters' Association tag (The Blue Tag) that certifies the pearls have passed the Cultured Pearl Quality Standards of Japan.
The following picture shows the differences between AA, AA+ and AAA grade. The pearl information shows the details of quality of the AA grade Akoya pearls features by this item.
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. Clasp: 14K Gold Designer's Double Sided Bow Shape Clasp. You have choice of white gold or yellow 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.
List Price: $1984.00
Pearl Oasis Price: $892.79 Now $714.24 - 64% off list price after applying special discount. (Price is for 16-inch necklace. See drop-down list for other lengths and prices.)
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