This is a lovely Contemporary piece of Native American Indian Art! The necklace is leather which has been hand braided and decorated with twisted Sterling Silver and offset to showcase the necklace. The end caps have been hand made by the Artist and finished with Sterling Silver Beads and a large hook and eye closure. The beautiful pendant is Sterling Silver with Spiny Oyster, Turquoise and Lapis divided by a large piece of Sterling Silver. Again the design has been offset to create interest. His Culture and Creativity come together in this fantastic necklace and Pendant. It is signed Rodney Coriz and has his sun mark. The necklace has a hang length of 12 inches to the bottom of the pendant. The necklace itself measures 19 inches. The pendant is not removable. The necklace and pendant weigh 59 grams. Each item by a Native American artist is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.