The African leather is hand made from the Tuareg People, Burkina Faso/Mali West Africa. If you want to polish it at some point simply use leather polish material. Please keep in mind, this pieces were hand made with old tools and techniques- expect some imperfections. The closure has the African Adinkra symbol is Dwennimmen. The pendant measures 3.5 x 1.6 inches. The beads are a mix of wood, stone and bone. The necklace is 20 inches long. on leather cord. The matching bracelet has matching beads and is stretch.