These are smooth 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 9x13mm. The earrings hang 1.1 inch. This is high quality AAA CZ - the smooth cut is almost impossible to find. There is 15 carats of CZ. A great wardrobe staple. The mannequin shows the relative size and how they will hang. A perfect earring for pink lovers!