Pretty Pearls Necklace is just what you see….Pretty Pearls. For those of you who love pearls, this is the one for you. So what do you know about pearls? According to Pearls.com there are three types of pearl, natural, cultured, and imitation. Nature helps to form natural pearls. Humans will help in the formation of cultured pearls, and imitation pearls are not pearls at all. Pearls grow in both freshwater and saltwater. Freshwater pearls come from China. Saltwater pearls come from Japan and Australia. In this necklace, you are looking at cultured, freshwater pearls This color is also more natural in nature with no added tinting. This necklace uses 7.5 mm potato pearls. For accent, 2.5 mm 14K gold fill beads and 14K lobster claw and jumpring have been added. Pearl knotting with silk thread completes the necklace. Overall length including clasp is 18 inches.