The ginkgo tree, a sacred tree of the East, is thought to be one of the oldest living trees, dating back to more than 200 million years. In Japanese decorative art, the ginkgo's distinctive fan-shaped leaf has been a symbol of longevity, profound endurance and unity of opposites. Clasp: Lobster Length: approximately 160mm (6.3 inches) It can be made longer or shorter upon request (Please contact us directly if you require a different size) Material: Silver/Gold Mix (Britannia Silver 958 base with 23K Gold Vermeil) The Japanese Gingko Leaf series from the Shinji Classic Collection radiates timeless elegance. The Gingko Leaf series has been created with the gold and silver layering technique synonymous to the Shinji Classic collection. With a base of high purity silver, plated with 23K Gold, the gold has been partially scraped away from the leaf design to reveal the silver underneath. This delicate and intricate finish gives this sought-after design its unique beauty. Each of our handmade pieces are made one-by-one, and we generally only have one of each design at any time. In the event that an item is out of stock, we will contact you directly. The Shinji Classic collection takes 2-4 weeks to make if out of stock. It is worth bearing this in mind if purchasing jewelry as a gift. If you would like to know if an item is immediately available before you purchase, please contact us directly first with the item name and product number. ------------ We are a husband-wife, husband's-parents, and two-production-staff team. We make fun handmade, original pieces for fun people. Come visit our store if you're in lovely Tokyo. Thank you for looking!