This is a typical 60's necklace it is a long rope with weights and it is 32 inches long. Your wear it by putting it around your neck and then looping the weights through and crossing it. It has a nice heavy feel to the necklace. The earrings are long and are clip. they could be changed to pierced if you would want. They are 2 3/4 inches long. Many jewelry companies made this style of necklace. It is a yellow gold tone. Very rich looking, It looks very nice. For you from Kansas!