A vintage Japanese sterling (950) brooch ,set with eight large lustrous cultured pearls, each one measuring 8 mm. The brooch measures 2 & 1/2 inches long and 1 & 5/8 inches wide. It weighs 15.6 grams. There is a Japanese stamp on the back next to the silver mark, in this case "950". The workmanship is excellent and the condition is "mint".