Set in 14K white gold, this exotic and fashionable white Japanese Akoya cultured pearl earring features a perfectly round, perfectly clean pearl set aside an x-style shield fashioned from gold. A staple of any woman's wardrobe, a pearl earring is a classic that can accompany her through all the important occasions of her life. Famed for their long history of pearling, Japan harvests the finest quality pearls in the world exhibiting the most luster. This earring features your choice of A, A+, AA or AAA quality Japanese Akoya cultured pearls by selecting from the pop-up menu. This earring is set with a size 8mm pearl. Also available in 14K yellow gold. Unlike gems that are extracted from the earth and polished, the pearl is the only gem originating from a living organism. American Pearl is widely regarded as perhaps the most reliable and honest source of wholesale pearls anywhere in the world.