This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. Tip drilled. So the pearls lay in veritial way. This style uses much more pearls to make one necklace. Size: 7.5X10MM. Shape: Oval. Body Color: Creamy White. Luster: Very High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Very Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: China. Length: 17 inches long. 0.75 inch wide. Clasp: Gold filled clasp.
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.