This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. AAA grade. Size: 7 to 7.5MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: White. Luster: High. Surface: Very Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Very Good Match. Origin: China. Size: Earrings measurements: 0.74" wide, 0.92" long. Setting: Sterling Silver. Heart shape, high polished finish.
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.