Silver is colored copper and black. Then it's spun into thread and woven into a mesh. Three colors, silver, copper and black, are braided together for a striking necklace. This dramatic piece has a lobster claw clasp that's marked 925. The 17 3/4'' necklace is 3/8'' wide. The colors of this necklace let you wear it with everything. A tiny hang tag is marked Italy. This is not your same old Silver necklace. Free shipping to the USA.