The earrings are made of sterling silver and 18k yellow gold. The 18k gold is a swirl on both sides of each earring as shown in one of the photos. The stones measures 9x8 millimeters and are cushion cut with checkerboard facets. The stones are laboratory created green amethyst and are held in with 8 prongs each. They have a metallic green color. The post and ear nuts are also sterling silver. The earrings dangle. The item weighs 3.3 grams and I will provide a earring box for them.