Check out these lovely, and hard to find, saltwater Akoya pearl beads. These are mostly round Akoya pearl beads in a lustrous white color. These saltwater pearls measure 11-12mm in diameter. Akoya perals are cultivated from Japan's saltwater Akoya oysters. These stunning pearls are known for their brilliant luster and are considered a a symbol of beauty and elegance. These rare Akoya pearl beads are very limited.