This lovely necklace is made of real amethyst beads. The color is exquisite. Necklace has textured goldtone spacers between the beads. It measures about 16 3/8" long and has a barrel type clasp which is secure. The center bead is about 12mm. Most of the other beads are about 10mm but near the clasp they are a little smaller. Necklace is in excellent condition. There is something very special about jewelry made with natural stones.