The Navajo Pearls are made of sterling silver forming a sphere, this can leave a seam or ridge. The beads are then filed, sanded and buffed to create a bead that is extremely smooth. They have been antiqued with a satin finish. These beads are made of solid sterling silver and strung on a wire.Each necklace is then finished off with a hook and eye clasp. They are terrific as a chain for all your pendants while being the perfect necklace for casual or evening. Matching bracelets are available in a variety of lengths & sizes.