This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearl.
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. AAA grade. Size: 6 to 6.5MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: Black. Overtone: Peacock. Treated color, but will not fade away. Luster: Very High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Origin: China. Setting: 14K Yellow Gold. Tie tack post is 14K yellow gold. Clutch back is gold plated.
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.