This beautiful Akoya pearl necklace ranges between 8.0-8.5mm in size and consists of pearls with an "excellent" grade luster and clean surface. Our AA+ quality meets our stringent standards for high quality pearls and are offered at a very affordable price. All pearls in this necklace are round and 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. TheAkoya pearls from the saltwater's 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.