This claddagh necklace by The Olivia Collection is elegance in itself, It is made of base metal and has a base metal trigger clasp. The length of the necklace is 16 inches.plus a 2 inch extender, total overall length is 18 inches. The chain is base metal. This pendant/necklace can be worn two ways and measures 34mm x 23mm including bale. It is the ideal gift for her.