This item is a multi-strand necklace. It is made of freshwater or small faux bead pearls of different shapes. There is also a strand a multi-faceted rhinestone beads. In total, there are 5 strands of beads and pearls. The beautiful silver clasp has an Asian design. The total length of the necklace , including the clasp, is about 17 1/2". Just the beaded strands measure about 16". CONDITION: This necklace is in very good condition. It is from a private collection and I do not find any aging or damage.