This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Akoya saltwater cultured pearls. Size: 7MM to 9MM. Shape: Button Shaped. Body Color: White. to creamy white. Luster: High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Very Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: China. Length: Measurements: Earrings: 0.3" wide, 0.5" high. Pendant: 0.35" wide, 0.60" long. Chain: 16" long. Setting: Sterling Silver. Gem Information: Cubic zirconia stones (CZ).
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.