This item features genuine Tahitian cultured pearls. Pictures and description are of the actual item. What you see is what you will receive.
Pearl Type: Tahitian cultured pearls. Total 35 pearls. Size: 9.1MM - 11X12.6MM Shape: Baroque. Body Color: Silver gray. Overtone: Light green. Luster: High to Very High. AA+ grade. Surface: Circle pearls. B grade. Nacre Thickness: Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: Tahiti. Length: The finished necklace is about 18" long, measurement includes the clasp. Hand knotted between each pearl. Clasp: 14K Gold fish hook clasp. You have choices of white or yellow gold.
For Akoya 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.