These are Gye Nyame earrings which are an West African Adinkra symbol meaning "One God". These are light weight. They are 2.5 inches but hang approximately 2.75 inches long. The earring wire is a 18k gold plate hook and wire. The earrings are coated for protection. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org. If you need these in clip on just add the request after purchase or in comment section.