Material: akoya cultured pearls, 14K white gold clasp with diamonds and pearls
Size: double strand, one measures 20 inches, the other 22 inches, all pearls within a 7-7.5 mm range
Description: Every self respecting 1950's housewife would pull out her 'good' pearls every now and again, regarded at the time as a staple of any American woman's jewelry wardrobe. Lucky would be the lady to have these as her go-tos. These beautifully lustrous knotted Akoya pearls will appraise around $9,000 today.
Akoya pearls are from Japan. The first pearls to be cultured early in the 1920s, their white color and rosé overtone are highly prized. Akoya pearls are a high-quality pearl, well matched for size, shape, and color with very little blemishing.