This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. Size: 8 to 8.5MM. Shape: Round. to near round. Body Color: Chocolate brown color. Color is treated but will not fade away. Luster: High. Surface: Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: China. Length: 18-inch (Princess). Measurement includes the clasp. Clasp: 14K Yellow Gold. fish hook filigree clasp.
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.