This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearl.
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. Size: 6 to 6.5MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: Creamy White. Overtone: Light Pink. Luster: High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Medium. Length: Pendant measurements: 0.82" wide, 1" long including the bail. Silver chain is 16" long. Setting: Sterling Silver.
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.