This Elegant Earring is hand made in Nepal with Garnet gemstone on white metal. It is 2 Inches in length with hook (1.25 Inches without hook) and weighs 8 grams. Garnet is a protective energy stone that is believed to protect from evil, during travel, nightmares, and from wounds. It is used to release bad karma, which can be considered a form of protection in this life. Garnet is sometimes called a "stone of health"