~~~Carnelian and Sterling Silver~~~~ Carnelian is known as the Stone of Confidence and Action. It helps to stimulate analytical abilities in students. It helps to give energy and protects against bad vibrations. Carnelian is known to help banish sorrow. Post earrings hang from ear - approximately 38mm (1 1/2 ") All metal component - .925 sterling silver All metal component - .925 sterling silver Please take a look at my shop for other earring choices and beautiful charms and charm necklaces http://www.etsy.com/shop/gemstonetalisman *Each pair of Earrings is made to order - especially for you. The picture is an accurate representation of the earrings you will receive, but it is hand-made and there will be slight differences. This is what makes them special. Each piece is one of a kind. Please allow 2-3 days for your earrings to be created. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.