Tahitian Grading

Tahitian Grading A-AAA Grading Grading Description & Specification
Gem Grade Top Grade • Flawless with excellent Luster
• Pearl exhibits no inclusion or imperfections prior to setting or drilling
A AAA • 90% flawless pearl surface
• Only 10% maximum pearl surface contain slight concentrated imperfection
• Luster of the pearl is excellent high quality
• Visibility of only one allowed inclusion
• Pearl is clean on surface to completely clean
A/B AA+ • 80% flawless pearl surface
• Only 20% maximum pearl surface contain slight concentrated imperfection
• Luster of the pearl high range to very high
• 1-2 deep inclusions allowed
• Pearl is clean on surface to nearly clean
B A • Only 70% flawless pearl surface
• Only 30% maximum pearl surface contain slight concentrated imperfection
• Luster of the pearl is high to very high
• Pearl is clean on surface to nearly clean
C A+ • Only 70% flawless pearl surface
• Only 30% maximum pearl surface contain slight concentrated imperfection
• Luster of the pearl is high to very high
• Pearl is clean on surface to nearly clear
D A • Only 70% flawless pearl surface
• Only 30% maximum pearl surface contain slight concentrated imperfection
• Luster of the pearl is high to very high
• Pearl is clean on surface to nearly clean