Made in Italy and 925 (sterling silver) is marked in these beautiful pearl earring. The sea pearls are in different shape with the bottom drop pearl bearing a pear shape. Authentic sea pearls. The cameos are actually carved shell and authentic as well. Small cameos but the pearls and cameo are authentic. The drop pearl earrings hang 3 inches and the pearls range from 1/4 inch of the middle pearl to 1/2 inch on the pear shaped bottom pearls. The earrings were likely never worn. The Italian made earrings came from an estate of jewelry that was always admired but seldom worn.