AAAA quality pearls represent only 2.5% of any given pearl harvest, and only 4% of a harvest contains round pearls over 13mm. Imagine the rareness and difficulty of creating a AAAA quality strand with pearls ranging from 11-13mm! Each pearl is a rarity in itself, representing the highest quality available anywhere. The necklace offers an amazing variation of colors that exemplify the beauty of South Sea pearls. Each pearl is carefully hand-picked and matched precisely according to the "theme" of this pearl necklace. Included with this item is a complementary pearl care kit, giving you the ability to maintain this necklace’s elegant beauty for years to come. This necklace is also accompanied by an official GLA (Gemological Laboratory of America) Third Party Appraisal which details the specifications of the strand and provides a full retail value on the item. All pearls are AAAA in quality with gorgeous overtones and "Very High" grade luster, our highest grade available in every category.