This item features genuine cultured pearls. Pearl Information:
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. Size: 3MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: White. Overtone: Light Pink. Luster: High to Very High. Surface: Clean. Nacre Thickness: Medium. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: Japan. Length: Pendant is 1" wide, 1.08" long including hoop. Setting: 14K White Gold. The slide has a large 7MM wide hoop, it easily slides on a wide omega chain or a 6MM pearl necklace.
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.