This item features genuine Akoya cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. Size: 7.9MM. Shape: Round top, flat buttom. Body Color: Black. Overtone: Red. Treated permenant color. Luster: High. AA+ grade. Surface: Slightly Blemished. A- grade. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Size: 7.25. Sorry we do not offer ring sizing. Setting: 14K White Gold.
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.