This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. Size: 9X10MM. Shape: Baroque. Body Color: Multi colors from silver gray to blue to black. Colors are treated, but will not fade away. Luster: High. Surface: Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: China. Length: 18" long. Hand knotted between each pearl. Clasp: 14K White Gold. fish hook filigreen style clasp.
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.