I have left the country many times to live on beaches year round. After a year of perfect weather everyday I found that I would miss the seasons. Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the colors of Autumn. The beads include lapis, turquoise, carnelian, ruby, amethyst, apatite, carnelian, Czech crystal, sapphires and Thai silver plated in 22k gold. It measures 18 with 2 inches of extender chain.