Asymmetric links of pierced sterling silver are interspersed with large gray opals and a tiny oval ruby cabochon in this brilliant one of a kind statement necklace. A substantial pendant of natural surfaced ruby hangs from the center link. Rubies have a hardness of 9.0 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Among the natural gems only moissanite and diamond are harder. The silver has a light patina. Necklace is 18” in length. The ruby pendant stone is 7/8” wide by 1 1/8” tall. Ships in 3 business days.