Created from oxidized and hand-polished copper wire frames which are wrapped with brass wire for a nice contrast. The beads are Czech. In the center of the earrings, three Hessonite amber garnets in a gradation of darker to lighter. The ear wires are niobium, which is generally a safe choice if you are metal sensitive. The earrings measure approximately 1-1/4 inches long. The pendants measure approximately 1-inch by 5/8-inches. The beads measure approximately 1/8-inches (about 4mm).