This beautiful Akoya pearl necklace ranges between 4.5-5.0mm in size and consists of all beautiful and lustrous pearls in AAA quality, our highest grade available for Akoya pearls. The strand is composed of all perfectly round pearls which are strung with silk thread and double-knotted between each pearl. This necklace comes standard with a beautiful 14K gold clasp, though premium clasps can be selected for an additional cost. Known as the "icon" of cultured pearls, Akoya pearls have graced the necks, ears, fingers, and wrists of women for decades. The Akoya pearls from the salt waters of Japan, grown in the Pinctada fucata oyster. All of our Akoya pearl necklaces are made on site, and our extensive experience and careful attention to detail allows us to create truly beautiful Akoya pearl necklaces.