Abalone Lei. To wear one is a mark of nobility. Each shell are pre-selected quality, all hand crafted sanded and polished. Each piece has a distinct character of it's own, for not two are alike as to color, size, luster. Fashioned and designed into unique piece for you to own and wear with great pride. Great for a necklace that will last for years ...a wedding, gift. Let me know if you needed more than what I have listed. MEASUREMENTS- This is a 30" inches around and consists of 21 beautiful shells with 1 0" ribbon on each side. kukui nuts don't bleed onto clothing. These are very popular in the Polynesian Islands!