These wood / metal fern earrings weigh approximately 1. gram an earring. they hang 1.7 inches on the ear wire. the width is .6 inches. The material is stainless steel and hard wood inlays. the wood inlay is made up of a laser cut veneer hardwood. The stainless steel is laser cut, scratched and put in a press with the wood inlay to form a beautiful combination of wood and metal. Sterling silver ear wires have a protective coating that makes them hypo-allergenic and tarnish resistant.