Prized for their brilliant lustre and rich colour. Akoya Pearls are a traditional symbol of elegance and beauty. Produced by Japan's Ayoka Oysters they are the most poplar of all pearl types. Depending on the size of the mother oyster the pearl can grow from 3-10mm. Colours range from white, cream, pink and to light green blue and silver. The strand length is 18 inches (known as the princess length) and ranges from 7-7.5mm Round White Grade A Pearl with a 9ct gold clasp.