This wonderful necklace contains 49 pearls each 7.0mm. It is professionally appraised as being AA quality, light cream color nacre. Replacement value, at $1280 gold, is $2500.00. Shipping and insurance are free in Canada and mainland USA. Canadians will have to add applicable HST. NOTE: THERE IS NO DISCOLORING ON THE BOTTOM PEARLS. What you see is shadowing caused by the camera.