"Akoya pearls, aka the classic white pearls beloved by earlier generations including your grandma. “The major thing is that akoya pearls are just starting to see their time again,” says Peggy Grosz, vice president of development for New York City–based Assael" - JCK Article by M.C. White "Akoya pearls are adored by gemstone lovers around the world. With their eye-catching lustre and beautiful hues, these gorgeous pearls never disappoint." - The Pearl Source.