I know, I know. These aren't really dodo birds. That's just a design that the artisan who crafted them put on the beads. Nevertheless, I think they look like dodo birds, and so they shall remain. I respect your right to disagree with me. Okay. Pretty Nepalese beads of brass and black howlite are suspended from 24K gold post earrings which measure 1-1/4 inches from the rings at the bottoms of the posts. There now. Doesn't dodo birds sound like more fun?