Dress up your outfits with this classic freshwater pearl necklace. The 18-inch necklace features a string of individually knotted white pearls that will complement any ensemble. A sterling silver fish-eye clasp secures it around the neck....more
Make no mistake about it, these are beautiful pearls. I opted for the 24" length and the size of the pearls is uniform, although the shape is not as round as shown in the photos, at least not on my strand. Also, the photos depict these pearls as being stark white, not showing the lovely orient that they have, which adds hues of pink and cream to the lustre, and dimension that leaves no doubt they are real. Some of the pearls have small surface imperfections, but they can't be seen unless you are inspecting the necklace. These are very tasteful ladylike pearls, about the same size as standard Akoya, with a similar orient and lustre. The strand hangs straight when worn and the stringing/knotting is well done and secure, including the sterling silver fish hook clasp. I do not agree with the AAA grading because of the off round shape and surface imperfections (AAA means round and at least 95% of the surface of each pearl is completely blemish free), but I would feel comfortable with AA. These pearls remain a good value.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? pearls are not stark white as shown and not as round; they are off round.
How accurate was the sizing? accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. good quality, but not quite AAA as described
Other reviews helped me to pick this strand of pearls. This piece will be in my wardrobe for a long time. This would be a beautiful gift for any woman. I was impressed with the quality, luster and color.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? nice representation
How accurate was the sizing? very accurate
Please tell us about the quality of the product. beautiful quality, AAA as shown in the photo
I have purchased almost a dozen pearl necklaces from Overstock for the ladies in my family and was satisfied with my purchases. This was my first one from this brand name and it will be my last. Poor pearl quality & craftsmanship, There was no care in sizing the pearls when being tied together because a small one would be next to a larger one, several were not drilled in the center, and this too was very visible.
How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Misleading
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Poor: Not one pearl was close to being round. several were not drilled in the center and it was very visible.
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