This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. Size: 3.5-4MM. Shape: Near Round. Body Color: Creamy White. Overtone: Light gray. Luster: Medium to High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: China. Length: Pendant Measurements: 0.85" wide, 1.48" long. Necklace Measurement: 18" long with a lobster claw clasp. 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.