This string of fresh-water pearls are 17 1/2 inches long. The are a good size 8 1/2 mm and are knotted. They are different colors and would match almost anything. They are pink, ivory, gray, white and different matching colors. This would be a special string to wear in the V of your blouse. They would make a lovely mother's day gift, they would come in a velvet bag and gift box ready to give to that special person. For you from Kansas!