These earrings have a beautiful modernistic simplicity that works! The center stone is a large polished onyx in a diamond form which measures 3/4" high and wide. At the top is a sparkling green peridot, there are three additional peridots on the lower half of the earring and two round blue topaz the color of the Caribbean Sea. They are pierced earrings and each is marked "sterling" on the back. They measure 1 1/2" long x 1" wide.