This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls. Pictures and description are of the actual item. What you see is what you will receive.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. Size: 11X12MM. Shape: Baroque. Body Color: Creamy White. Luster: High. Surface: Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: China. Length: Necklace is 17" long including the clasp. Clasp: Sterling Silver. Heart shape lobster claw clasp. Gem Information: Natural Amethyst stone beads. 12X18MM to 16X23MM.
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.