Hanadama, meaning 'Flower Pearl,' represents the highest quality available in Japanese Akoya Pearls, certified by the Japan Pearl Science Laboratory. Only approximately 2% of the annual Akoya cultured pearl harvest qualifies for the Hanadama Grade. These beautiful Akoya pearl earrings range between 7.0-7.5mm in size and consists of two beautiful and extremely lustrous Hanadama-certified pearls. Known as the 'icon' of cultured pearls, Akoya pearls have graced the necks, ears, fingers, and wrists of women for decades. The Pearl Source imports their Akoya pearls from the saltwaters of Japan, grown in the Pinctada fucata oyster. All of our Akoya pearl necklaces are made on site, and our extensive experience and careful attention to detail allows us to create truly beautiful Akoya pearl necklaces.