This is a wonderful 16" long snake necklace made of 14k yellow gold and 22k plating. It has a repousse pointed head set with two 2 mm. 0.20tw carat natural AA quality eyes. The snake body is flexible and it hooks under its head. Underneath the snakes head shows some wear and the higher carat gold has worn some with usage and storage. The total gold weight is 38.3 grams. It has a recent appraisal. The appraised value for replacement is $6,700. This item is from the estate of Jena McMahon. She was my friend and a great collector of fine objects. She was a multi Emmy winning writer and later in life a antiques dealer of all things beautiful.