This is a pair of sterling silver, Rhodium plated stud earrings. The stones are synthetic and are in a prong setting. The synthetic stones have faceted cuts just like a real gemstone. Please refer back to a size chart as some items can be smaller or larger than expected. The pictured item is enlarged and does not reflect the actual size of the earrings. Caution: We do not recommend swimming/ wear it in Hot Tub as Chlorine water will damage silver content!