This item features genuine South Sea cultured pearls. The pictures and description show the actual item. What you see is what you will receive. Pearl Information:
Type: South Sea Cultured Pearl. Size: 11X11.5MM - 11.7X13MM. Shape: Oval. Body Color: Gold. Overtone: Gold. Natural color. Luster: Very High. AAA Grade Luster Surface: A to B+ Grade. Some pearls have no blemish or very light blemish. Some pearls have moderate blemish. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: South Sea - Australia. Length: Strand is 16" ( 33 pearls) before knots and clasp. Finished necklace with knots between each pearl and attached clasp will be about 17.5". Clasp: 18K Yellow Gold X Style Clasp.
For cultured 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.