This necklace is incredible!! It is heavy with a variety of gemstones made with high quality beads as well as sterling silver intertwined in the layering.. The 9 chains are anchored to the closure with a Sterling silver decorative flat hook and eye. The STEPHEN DWECK signature is on the back of the hook. The chain are graduated and the shortest chain is 16 inches longest is 20 inches. This is old Dweck, not NEW.