This beautiful necklace has a large checker-board faceted citrine pendant. It looks like a big yellow diamond! There are genuine blue sapphire beads both oblong & melon shaped. There are faceted (oblong and tear-dropped) citrines. This necklace is light-weight & very comfortable. The sapphires were dyed, filled, and treated for enhancements. Their origin is Africa. The findings are sterling, as well as clasp.