These are real freshwater pearls that have been dyed a bright purple. These are a rice shaped pearl and reasonably even in size!
You are buying ONE 38 cm (16 inch) strand of these pearls, there are 5 strands in the picture. his is not a necklace, pearls have been temporarily strung for transportation only, they need to be threaded and a clasp added. There are approx 60-65 pearls on a string.
Pearls are 6-7mm in size.