These are attention-getters. 'Got our attention. There's likely a lot of symbolism with these, but rather than posture an educated guess, we'll pass rather than promulgate a false or misleading narrative. They are very attractive, that's for sure. Length is 2 and 5/8th's-inches. Weight per earring is 6.3-ounces, or .22-ounces. Complimentary USPS Priority shipping within the U.S.