This elegant pair of truly handmade solid Sterling Silver earrings has gemstones mounted at the ends of long wire hooks, design #342 of my online selection catalog. The gemstones sit in open-backed baskets for heightened light entrance with full bezels securing them in this sleek style, a very secure and classy design plus the long hooks make keeping them in your ears an easy task. The gems are 4.2 x 2.5 mm faceted ovals of Yellow Sapphire and weigh about .78 carats together.These are natural Sapphires from Africa with treatment by heating with a Beryl product to give them this bright and permanent color. The clarity is VVS eye clean and the color is a rich golden yellow. Sapphire is the birthstone of September. These unique earrings measure about 51 mm from the top to the bottom of the design and weigh about 6.7 grams.