Teardrop shaped abalone shell dangle earrings. Earrings meaure 1 1/4″ from the base of the hypoallergenic ear wires to the bottom of the earring. Silver squared beads add a sparkling accent. Abalone is a beautiful shell the color of the sea, the wearer brings calm and peace. Handcrafted in the Black Hills of SD by local artisans, pieces can vary from the picture, but are all beautiful and one of a kind.