This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearl.
Pearl Type: Freshwater Cultured Pearl. Size: 9MM. Shape: Round. Body Color: white with light gray overtone. Luster: Very High. Surface: Clean. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Origin: China. Length: 18-inch (Princess). Setting: 14K Yellow Gold. Necklace is round Omega chain with screw on end. Pearl has gold end cups to protect the hole. Pearl can be taken off. Weight: The necklace with the pearl weights 6 grams.
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. For Tahitian pearls, we use The Guide for Grading Tahitian pearls provided by the Tahitian Government.