6 strands make up this stunning french necklace. Strung and then wired on to that huge chunk of a clasp. What a focal point for this piece. The orange is spectacular, the matte black and a pearl white make up the other beads. Hallmarked on the underside of the clasp (made in France), it is not easy to read. measures: 15 with a bib affect down about 2 inches. The beads are graduated pearl 9mm Orange 8mm and the black 7mm.