These are teardrops of cubic zirconia in a faceted clear cut, simulating diamonds. The sparkle is amazing! The french earwires are Sterling Silver or 14k solid yellow gold or 14k gold filled - you choose. The stone size is a 9x13mm. The earrings hang 1.1 inch. Dainty in design. This is high quality AAA CZ with beautiful faceting. There is 15 carats of CZ. A great wardrobe staple, these go with anything. The mannequin shows the relative size and how they will hang. Shipping is Free!