The most fundamental pattern in nature--the spiral, from dust devils to hurricanes, tornadoes, whirlpools, and electrons, even our galaxy follows the path of a spiral. Contemporary, fundamental and fabulous. The spirals are forged from hefty 14 gauge sterling silver and the posts are standard 20 gauge sterling. Ear nuts are also sterling. These modern petite little sweets look terrific dressed up or down! Earrings are 1\/2" or 1.9cm wide.