These are faceted heart shaped teardrops of cubic zirconia simulating pink sapphire. The sparkle is amazing! The french earwires are 14k Solid Gold or 14k Gold Filled or Sterling Silver - you choose. The stone size is a 10mm. The earrings hang an inch, small and dainty in design. This is high quality AAA CZ. There is 15 carats of CZ. A great wardrobe staple. The mannequin shows the relative size and how they will hang. A perfect lightweight earring for pink lovers!