A double strand of faux Baroque pearls with ornate gold beads lead to the center knot. Gold beads and knot are accented with intricate designs based on Etruscan motifs. The necklace has a fish hook style clasp which fastens securely onto an extender chain. It can be worn at different lengths from 15 1/2" to 18 1/2" long. Signed on back "1988 FM" with year and FM for Franklin Mint. The matte gold knot, beads, chain and hardware are 22K gold plated.