These earrings are hand stitched and contain over 200 beads per earring. There is a base layer of shiny amber beads with a scalloped edge. The second layer is a combination of matte and shiny beads. A third layer consists of 8 matte seed beads with a topaz crystal in the middle. The diameter of the earrings is 3/4". They are strung on a lever back style hook that is matte gold base metal. (They are not real gold or gold plated.) Shipping: UNLESS you request otherwise, I ship everything by First Class mail with a tracking number. Upon your request, I can ship by Priority US Mail for $6.00. (Please see my shop policies.) If your shipping address is in Alaska or Hawaii or outside of the U.S., please message me before you purchase so that I can calculate shipping costs. Thanks for shopping!