This item features genuine Tahitian and South Sea cultured pearls. Pictures and description are of the actual item. What you see is what you will receive.
Pearl Type: Tahitian and South Sea pearls. Size: Tahitian pearls are 9.5MM - 10.5MM. South Sea pearls are 9.5X11MM to 9.5X13MM. Shape: Baroque. Body Color: Tahitian pearl is black with light green overtone. South Sea pearl is white with light gray or pinkish overtone. Luster: High to Very High. AA+ grade. (AAA is the highest grade for luster) Surface: B to B- Grade. Noticeable circles and blemishes. (A is the highest grade for surface quality). Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: Tahiti and South Sea. Length: 8-inch. Clasp: 14K Yellow Gold High polished fishhook clasp.
South Sea pearls are graded by using the standards established by The South Sea Pearl Consortium, the trade association of South Sea Pearl farmers and distributors.
For Tahitian pearls, we use The Guide for Grading Tahitian pearls provided by the Tahitian Government.