This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. Size: 6X12MM. Shape: Long double pearls. Body Color: Creamy White. Overtone: Light Pink. Luster: Medium to High. Surface: Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: China. Length: The finished necklace is 18 inches long. Hand knotted between each pearl. The Center piece is 1.7 inch wide, 2.1 inch long. Setting: Sterling Silver. Gem Information: The center piece has a 14X20MM purple Agate and 2 pieces of Peridots and 2 pieces of moon stones.
For Cultured 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.