This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. AAA grade. Size: 8 to 8.5MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: White. Overtone: Light Pink. Luster: Very High. Surface: Clean. Nacre Thickness: Very Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: China. Setting: Sterling Silver.
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.