This design motif is based on the fragrant topical fruit, Purple Mangosteen. On each pierce earring a Freshwater Pearl represents the outer skin of the fruit, and the top piece represents the plump stem. The diameter of each stone is approximately 8mm, and the overall size of each piece approximately 12mm in length. This listing is for pierce/post earrings. To upgrade to 23K Gold Vermeil (23K Gold Plated Britannia Silver 958), please purchase this option in addition: https://en.pinkoi.com/product/823VVVQJ?category=2 For clip-on earrings, please purchase this option in addition: https://en.pinkoi.com/product/1ZS8zDmp?category=2 This piece is crafted in Britannia Silver 958, a high purity silver which retains its bright color (unlike sterling silver which tarnishes easily). We provide a small zip lock bag in which we recommend to store your piece/s to keep them away from the air. This will help to keep them bright for a long time.