These are faceted teardrops of cubic zirconia simulating pink sapphires. The sparkle is amazing! The french earwires are 14k Solid Gold or 14k Gold Filled or Sterling Silver - you choose. The stone size is 7x19mm. The earrings hang 1.3 inches. This is high quality AAA CZ with beautiful faceting. There is 15 carats of CZ. A great wardrobe staple. The mannequin shows the relative size and how they will hang. A great "go to" earring to have.