These earrings are modeled after the designs made by the Mapuche, indigenous people native to Argentina and Chile. They feature handmade clasp hooks that easily slip in and secure behind your ear. Each earring weighs 4 grams (a little more than what a penny weighs) so they are relatively light and comfortable to wear for extended periods. From the top of their hooks to the bottom they measure 1.5”. Side to side at their widest, they measure 1”.