Mottled tan to brown larger than normal heishi style ceramic beads with large oval brass beads and small spacers - every one is separated by thin disk beads and strung on a thick black cord. Measures 18 inches long. Barrel screw clasp that appears to be newer than the necklace itself. The brass ovals are 3/4 inch long while the heishi are 3/8 inch diameter. Could easily be worn by a man or a woman. One bead has a tiny chip.