All items are guaranteed true vintage designs. We do not sell reproductions and all pearls are genuine Japanese saltwater cultured pearls. I offer certificates of appraisal upon request and guarantee all items as stated. All metals are solid gold, silver or platinum. We do not sell plate or costume jewelry. If you are not satisfied with your item for any reason just message us and we would be more than happy to help. All item have only been lightly cleaned and restrung on natural silk if applicable. Some may still have original patina or light wear due to age. We do not sell new jewelry.