These earrings are sophisticated, lightweight & can be worn casually or dressed up! All the workmanship is handcrafted by indigenous artisans of the Wounaan tribe. 5% of each purchase is given back to the Wounaan community in Colombia for projects in health & cultural preservation. Each earring weighs 1/4 oz. Drop length is 3.25 inches. The metal structure is 24k-gold plated bronze. Ear wires are 24K Gold Plated Surgical Steel.