This item features genuine freshwater cultured pearls.
Pearl Type: Freshwater cultured pearls. Size: 11X12MM. Shape: nugget shape. Body Color: Gold. treated color. Luster: High. Surface: Slightly Blemished. Nacre Thickness: Very Thick. Matching: Good Match. Origin: China. Length: 20-inch (Matinee). Clasp: The clasp is made of sterling silver and gold plated. Hand knotted between each pearl. Gem Information: Genuine amber beads.
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.